Abstract

TreeLex is a subcategorization lexicon of French, automatically extracted from a syntactically annotated corpus. The lexicon comprises 2006 verbs (25076 occurrences). The goal of the project is to obtain a list of subcategorization frames of contemporary French verbs and to estimate the number of different verb frames available in French in general. A few more frames are discovered when the corpus size changes, but the average number of frames per verb remains relatively stable (about 1.91–2.09 frames per verb).

Keywords

Verb valence subcategorization treebank 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Kupść
    • 1
  • Anne Abeillé
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de Bordeaux, ERSSàB/SIGNES and IPIPAN;, Université Michel de Montaigne, Domaine Universitaire, UFRL, 33607 Pessac CedexFrance
  2. 2.Université Paris7, LLF/CNRS, UMR 7110, CNRS-Université Paris 7, Case 7031, 2, pl. Jussieu, 75251 Paris Cedex 05France

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