Increasing grammar coverage through fine-grained lexical distinctions

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Haugereid, Petter. 2017. “Increasing Grammar Coverage through Fine-Grained Lexical Distinctions”. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies 8 (1).


In this paper, I show how the development of Norsyg, an HPSG-inspired constructionalist grammar of Norwegian, benefits from the highly specific and precise implementation of NorGram, an LFG grammar for Norwegian. I focus on one aspect, NorGram’s fine-grained lexical categories. The aim of the paper is twofold: (i) to give a glimpse of the process of developing a computational grammar, and (ii) to illustrate how a constructionalist grammar benefits from the insights of NorGram, even though the grammatical models differ significantly.

Copyright (c) 2017 Petter Haugereid

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