[Corpora-List] Question: getting agentive noun from verb automatically

Ronald Reck rreck at rrecktek.com
Fri Jul 6 04:37:54 CEST 2018


It would seem some of the information you are requesting could be acquired from here:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:English_agent_nouns


> On Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 2:36 AM, Orest Xherija
> <orest.xherija at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I am trying to get in some automated fashion the agentive noun of a given
> > verb. For instance
> >
> > buy -> buyer
> > sell -> seller
> > invest -> investor
> >
> > and so on. I was wondering whether there is some resource that contains a
> > mapping of verbs to their agentive nouns. I have looked around a bit in
> > traditional resources like WordNet, VerbNet etc. but have not had any luck
> > yet.
> >
> > All suggestions are immensely appreciated.
> >
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