LINGUIST List 15.2391

Thu Aug 26 2004

Qs: Cross-Ling Stress Patterns;Polish NLP Resources

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  1. Gina Cardillo, Cross-Ling. Trochaic-Iambic Stress Patterns
  2. Svetoslav Marinov, Searching for NLP resources for Polish

Message 1: Cross-Ling. Trochaic-Iambic Stress Patterns

Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 18:31:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: Gina Cardillo <>
Subject: Cross-Ling. Trochaic-Iambic Stress Patterns

I have consulted texts about metrical typology and theory, but I am
having trouble finding a source about the following question, and was
wondering if anyone had information about it:

Is there any language in which the balance of trochaic and iambic
stress patterns for words are 50-50? If so, is there a reference that
discusses it? For instance, I know French is predominantly iambic, and
English trochaic...

Our lab studies infant language acquisition, and the question is
relevant in terms of the influence of linguistic experience on speech
segmentation abilities.

Thank you very much!
Gina Cardillo 
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Message 2: Searching for NLP resources for Polish

Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 09:58:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: Svetoslav Marinov <>
Subject: Searching for NLP resources for Polish

I am looking for freely available electronic lexicon and morphological
analyzer for Polish. I would also very much appreciate if I could get
a large database with Polish verbs and possibly (some of) their

Thanks in advance!

Subject-Language: Polish; Code: PQL 
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