LINGUIST List 10.725

Wed May 12 1999

Sum: French Tagging Software

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>


  1. Alan Smith, French tagging software

Message 1: French tagging software

Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 18:58:24 +0100
From: Alan Smith <>
Subject: French tagging software

On 20 April I submitted a posting asking for details of where I could 
obtain part-of-speech tagging software for French. My thanks go to 
the following for their kind replies:

Piet Mertens
Shane O'Driscoll
Richard Waltereit
Steven Bird

I haven't checked any of these web sites thoroughly yet, so I will 
merely list the ones I was given without any recommendation.

Software for French and German tagging is available from the 
following site:
There are also a lot of links from the following site:

A French part-of-speech tagger is available at:
where you can submit text in several languages, including French, 
and have it tagged free. Apparently you can also purchase it from 
Xerox company.

A list of phonology tools is available at:

Finally, there is:

Alan Smith,
School of Modern Languages, Dept of French,
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: (0191) 222 7441
Fax: (0191) 222 5442
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