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In this paper we highlight the main challenges in building a lexical database for Kurdish, a resource-scarce and diverse language. We also report on our effort in building the first prototype of KurdNet – the Kurdish WordNet– along with a preliminary evaluation of its impact on Kur-dish information retrieval.
Recently, we reported on our efforts to build the first prototype of KurdNet. In this proposal, we highlight the shortcomings of the current prototype and put forward a detailed plan to transform this prototype to a full-fledged lexical database for the Kurdish language.