hyponym


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a word that is more specific than a given word

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The addition of hypernyms and hyponyms is another major difference with the first edition.
An endocentric compound is a type of compound in which one member functions as the head the other as its modifier and the compound is the hyponym of the head constituent.
In our knowledge base we find that +WEAVE 00 is a hyponym of the superordinate conceptual unit, +CREATE 00, from which the former inherits all its properties.
Common nouns contain structural semantic relationships, such as hypernym and hyponym, which are highlighted.
Reiteration manifest in three ways: Superordinate/ Hyponym, Synonym or near Synonym.
A hyponym is a term that is semantically more specific than another term (e.
In all cases the macroreading systems started with seed knowledge, such as an initial ontology or hypernym or hyponym pairs, and then extended this knowledge by processing texts.
In the endocentric group the compound is the hyponym of the head element, for example apple tree is a kind of tree.
This fits the conceptual metaphors very well: ANGER (and its hyponym indignation, as in (d)) AND EXCITEMENT ARE HEAT, AFFECTION (hearty greeting) IS WARMTH.
If the meaning of the word in question is a hyponym of a corresponding hyperonym, the latter necessarily functions as an identification or a classification seme of the former.
In a study of discourses of globalization (what she refers to as 'glibspeak'), Hasan has argued that a hyponym can be a useful device for withholding information.
c) Hyperonymy relation: Could we consider the narrator as being a hyponym of Borges, just as he may also have other constituent parts of his psychological manifestations acting as hyponyms to assist in the description of this identity of Borges?
Lesbian" is a hyponym, or kind of homosexual, as is "gay.
According to those models, relationships between search words described in the "broad-moderate-narrow" scheme can be regarded as hyponym relations in which the "moderate" keyword such as "air travel" is a hyponym of "broad" keyword such as "travel.
Of course, MEU3 is not without its occasional faults and inconsistencies; the entry for hyponym is not matched by one for hypernym; ibidem, we are told, 'is to be carefully distinguished from idem' for which there is no entry; parataxis is included, hypotaxis is not; the entry for adjunct contains a lengthy and detailed definition, but lacks any accompanying examples; principles of glossing the words included seem random so that mackintosh and machismo are provided with definitions, but not words such as macula and machiolated, trepan or trephine.