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Toward Universal Dependencies for Ainu
Hajime Senuma: University of Tokyo, National Institute of Informatics, Japan Akiko Aizawa: National Institute of Informatics, University of Tokyo, Japan
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Ainu is a language spoken by the Ainu people, a minority ethnic group in Japan. The development of syntactic corpora for Ainu is crucial both for the advancement of linguistic theories and for language revitalization. To solve the situation, we experimentally annotated a short poem of Ainu with Universal Dependencies version 2 scheme. In this paper, we report several language-specific suggestions for the UD annotation of Ainu, obtained through the experience of the initial experiments.

Proceedings of the NoDaLiDa 2017 Workshop on Universal Dependencies, 22 May, Gothenburg Sweden

Hajime Senuma, Akiko Aizawa
Toward Universal Dependencies for Ainu

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Proceedings of the NoDaLiDa 2017 Workshop on Universal Dependencies, 22 May, Gothenburg Sweden

Hajime Senuma, Akiko Aizawa
Toward Universal Dependencies for Ainu
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