In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The WordNet online interface lets you browse the synonyms and hypernyms (X is a hypernym of Y if Y is a type of X) of far too many words.
- In fact, adding proper hypernyms to a synset can dramatically increase the inherited properties of that synset.
- This was done to handle senses that WordNet defines as hypernyms of themselves - either directly or indirectly.
- We evaluate the various approaches comparing their hypernym suggestion with the Dutch part of EuroWordNet.
- If you are using the WordNet package, you should be using program code to do recursive accesses into the data tables, descending down the hypernym tree.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.