A Part-of-Speech Tagset for Morphosyntactic Tagging of Amharic

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Krzyżanowska, Magdalena;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.20.1.1142
  • Subject: Semitic studies; linguistics; Ethiopian studies | natural language processing; grammar; morphology; annotation | ddc:400 | ddc:490

The aim of the article is to propose a tagset for the morposyntactic tagging of Amharic and to discuss those issues which may seem problematic. The tagset contains forty-seven tags grouped into twelve parts of speech. It is hoped that it provides a starting point for mo... View more