Chinese Radicals and Top Ontology in EuroWordNet
In the paper we compare a selected collection of Chinese radicals and their meanings with Top Ontology developed in the framework of EuroWordNet 1, 2 project (EWN). The main attention is paid to the question whether there are some interesting relations between them and if so whether the knowledge about them can be employed in building more adequate descriptions of natural language semantics. The result shows that Chinese organizes concepts in a very different manner from EWN TO. We discuss what potential implications this organization may have on the future development of EWN.
KeywordsChinese Character Semantic Feature Interesting Relation Natural Language Semantic Chinese Radical
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