LINGUIST List 13.2403

Sat Sep 21 2002

Qs: Electronic Corpora, Abbreviation List

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  1. Yuri Tambovtsev, Electronic Corpora
  2. Percy Wong Ping-Wai, abbreviation list; correction

Message 1: Electronic Corpora

Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 20:28:54 +0600
From: Yuri Tambovtsev <>
Subject: Electronic Corpora

Dear colleagues, 

I have gathered the corpora of about 80 endangered world languages in
the electronic form. They are mostly Finno-Ugric, Tungus-Manchurian,
Turkic, Paleo-Asiatic and Siberian languages. I wonder if you could
help me to find AmerIndian and Australian languages in the electronic

Looking forward to hearing from you soon to 
yours most hopefully,

Yuri Tambovtsev, Novosibirsk Ped. university,
Novosibirsk, Russia
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Message 2: abbreviation list; correction

Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 10:40:45 +0800
From: Percy Wong Ping-Wai <>
Subject: abbreviation list; correction

Sorry that I got my email address wrong in the previous mail. My email
address should be: The following is the message
in the previous mail:

I am looking for a list of abbreviations and acronyms available in the
Internet for English, German and French. The resources are crucial for
the research of name entity recognition in various languages and for
the investigation of the interesting patterns of abbreviations and

If somebody knows for such lists, please let me know. I will send the
summary to the Linguist List. Thanks in advance.

Best regards,

-Percy Wong
Postgraduate Student
Department of Linguistics
University of Hong Kong
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