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Information 2018, 9(12), 304; https://doi.org/10.3390/info9120304

Towards the Representation of Etymological Data on the Semantic Web

Istituzione di Linguistica Computazionale “Antonio Zampolli” (ILC)—CNR, Via Giuseppe Moruzzi, 1-56124 Pisa, Italy
Received: 15 September 2018 / Revised: 31 October 2018 / Accepted: 12 November 2018 / Published: 30 November 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Towards the Multilingual Web of Data)
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Abstract

In this article, we look at the potential for a wide-coverage modelling of etymological information as linked data using the Resource Data Framework (RDF) data model. We begin with a discussion of some of the most typical features of etymological data and the challenges that these might pose to an RDF-based modelling. We then propose a new vocabulary for representing etymological data, the Ontolex-lemon Etymological Extension (lemonETY), based on the ontolex-lemon model. Each of the main elements of our new model is motivated with reference to the preceding discussion. View Full-Text
Keywords: linked data; ontolex-lemon; etymologies; historical linguistics linked data; ontolex-lemon; etymologies; historical linguistics
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