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Anagrams in Corsican language

Here are some anagrams in Corsican language: Corscia è Corsica Marta è Matra accanitu è uccitana acciliratu, ricciulata è riciculata accirtà è traccià accirtatu, catarticu è tracciatu adriatica è cadariati anacrunisimu è cunsumariani aprarà è pararà arba è bara attaccu … Continue reading

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Texts in Gallurese language

For those willing to read some texts in gallurese language (‘gaddhuresu‘), a sister-language from Corsican: Tizzoni, a short story of Maria Teresa Inzaina and Antonio Meloni Li fiori di l’alburi di la presca, short story of Maria Teresa Inzaina La … Continue reading

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The complicated translation of French ‘de’

Translating properly French ‘de’ is much complicated, since there are many different grammatical cases. To cite but a few of them: ‘de’ as a noun complement: ‘la fille de Jean, le chapeau de la mariée’ (Jean’s daughter, the bride’s hat) … Continue reading

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French to Corsican open test – june 25, 2018

Open test: 1 – 6/104 = 94,23%. 6 errors: vocabulary (2), disambiguation (2), ‘de’ (partitive article, 1) + ‘ixe’ unknown (is it erroneous?  since it would be better written ‘IXe’ or ‘IXème’).

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Big question

Now the big question is this: how hard is it to transform a single pair MT (rule-based) system into a multiple pairs ecosystem? To put it in its simplest form: how hard is it to turn a MT system related … Continue reading

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Synonym transitivity

The problem of dictionary coherence is notably related to synonym transitivity: are synonyms transitive one with another? Usually, the response is negative. But isn’t this established wisdow questionable? Don’t we need to distinguish between: quasi-synonyms which are untransitive true synonyms, … Continue reading

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Open test: june 7, 2018

Open test performed on june 7, 2018: 1 – (5/110) = 95,45%. Remaining errors are: vocabulary: ‘pur-sang’ partitive article: ‘des étalons importés’ translation of preposition ‘par’: ‘par l’ajout’ translation of preposition ‘de’: ‘du milieu’ semantic disambiguation error: ‘du milieu’ should translate … Continue reading

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How hard is language reversal pair making within rule-based translation?

Language pair reversal: Rule-based translation is currently disregarded, in particular for the reason that it needs a lot of work and expertise. But is that reason well-grounded? Now focussing on a given language pair, we can formulate this question more … Continue reading

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