[Corpora-List] What are the terms used for sentence-, paragraph- and text-level analysis?

Matías Guzmán mortem.dei at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 19:24:21 CET 2013



>The question remains why do we need "fancy" expressions at all?

Because linguistics can't possibly afford to have a clear and unified terminology, that would be way too simple ;)

Matías Guzmán Naranjo

2013/2/20 Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins at suneidesis.com>


> On 20 Feb 2013, at 17:19, Albretch Mueller <lbrtchx at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > lemma (pl. lemmata) means "word" in morphological analysis
> > (linguistics), what are the ("fancy" Greek) terms used for phrase-,
> > sentence-, paragraph- and text-level analysis?
>
> Why do we have to obfuscate them? Can't we simply use word-, phrase-,
> sentence-, paragraph- and text-level analysis? However, against my own
> proposal the term (*) lemmatisation is in wide use so it has value.
>
> (*) Term might a better word than word. Not all "words" are words for
> example they could be numbers expressed as digit strings.
>
> The question remains why do we need "fancy" expressions at all?
>
> Regards, Trevor.
>
> <>< Re: deemed!
>
>
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