LINGUIST List 11.1478

Wed Jul 5 2000

Qs: Dictionary Writing Software, Free Adjuncts/Eng

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  1. Thapelo Otlogetswe, Dictionary writing software
  2. [Jose M. Garc�a-Miguel, Free adjuncts, absolutes in English

Message 1: Dictionary writing software

Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 11:27:22 -0700 (PDT)
From: Thapelo Otlogetswe <>
Subject: Dictionary writing software

I am looking for information concerning dictionary
writing software. I have heard about Shoebox and I
don't know how good it is. If anybody knows any
software for writing dictionaries please contact me
with details of how I might be able to get it.

Thank you very much.


Thapelo Otlogetswe 

Thapelo Otlogetswe
Oxford University
Lincoln College
United Kingdom
Tel: 0044 1865 272569 extension 27300

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Message 2: Free adjuncts, absolutes in English

Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 12:22:44 +0200
From: [Jose M. Garc�a-Miguel <>
Subject: Free adjuncts, absolutes in English

Dear linguist-contributors

I would be grateful if you could recommend updated (post-Kortman 1991)
references on FREE ADJUNCTS ("Inflating her lungs, Mary screamed"),
ABSOLUTES ("The coach being crowded, Fred had to stand") and DEPICTIVES
("John ate the meat raw") in English -- a summary will be posted during
the summer. I am particularly interested in the syntactic analysis
(syntactic relations, subcategorisation issues, etc) of these
structures. Thanks a lot in advance,

Jose M. Garc�a-Miguel
Dpto de Traducci�n, Ling��stica e Teor�a da Literatura
Facultade de Filolox�a e Traducci�n
Universidade de Vigo	Tel: (+34)986 812355
E-36200 VIGO		Fax: (+34)986 812380
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