Paper: Toward Integrated Dictionaries For M(A)T: Motivations And Linguistic Organisation

ACL ID C86-1100
Title Toward Integrated Dictionaries For M(A)T: Motivations And Linguistic Organisation
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1986
Authors

bulletln, article, ckeck-11st...). In our view, a meaning In L1 ls translated by one or several constructions In L2. We have then avoided to translate a meaning by a meaning, which might seem more logical. But this would have forced us to descrlbe the corresponding cascade of constraints In L2. As a matter of fact, It Is usually possible to reconstruct It, from the constraints tn L1 and contrastlve knowledge about L1 and L2. Hence, we follow the practice of usual dlctlonarles. 2~.3, TrAoslatlqns .C!--t~: "fork" dictionaries We have shown how to include In an Item Its translations Into several target languages. Hence the term "fork". The "handle" Of the item consists In all information concerning the source language (L1). In order for such an organization to work, we must have at least 2 s...