Metonymy as a Cross-lingual Phenomenon

@inproceedings{Peters2003MetonymyAA,
  title={Metonymy as a Cross-lingual Phenomenon},
  author={Wim Peters},
  booktitle={ACL 2003},
  year={2003}
}
  • Wim Peters
  • Published in ACL 2003
  • Computer Science
  • The question of whether metonymy carries across languages has always been interesting for language representation and processing. Until now attempts to answer this question have always been based on small-scale analyses. With the advent of EuroWordNet (Vossen 1998), a multilingual thesaurus covering eight languages and organized along the same lines as WordNet (http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/) we have a unique opportunity to research this question on a large scale. In this paper we… CONTINUE READING
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