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

Francis Bond bond at ieee.org
Fri Jul 6 04:53:03 CEST 2018


Note also that there are some agentive nouns not derived from verbs: footballer, crofter --- these can be harder to find (and analyze).

On Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 10:37 AM, Ronald Reck <rreck at rrecktek.com> wrote:
> 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.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Orest Xherija
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