Volume 1

On Abstract Nouns and Countability

Halima Husić 2020

The dissertation investigates the countability of abstract nouns both empirically and theoretically by combining research from (morpho-)syntax and semantics of noun phrases. Using empirical methods, such as Annotation Mining and corpus analyses, on a sample of polysemous abstract nouns, the thesis draws generalizations relating the countability of abstract nouns to the boundedness of abstract entities and offers a semantic analysis for eventuality denoting nominals.

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Volume 2

Bestimmung und Annotation von Präpositions-bedeutungen

Tibor Kiss, Antje Müller, Claudia Roch, Tobias Stadtfeld, Katharina Börner, Monika Duzy

The handbook systematically takes stock of a selection of German simple prepositions – in a two-fold perspective analysing prepositional forms in terms of their senses and inversely covering common senses shared by prepositional forms. The accompanying resource PrepSensNZZ, which is also found under resources, illustrates the annotation process, and supersenses, as well as specific subsenses derived by decision trees and taxonomies, which form part of the annotation system. PrepSensNZZ can also be used independently of SLLDS 2 as a gold standard for preposition sense tagging.

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