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Wiktionary Parser Update

in Lexicography, Programming

The Wiktionary parser (Wikparser), a small tool able to extract specific information from Wiktionary entries, has been updated to version 0.2c. It can now be used to extract hypernyms. Unfortunately, hypernyms are under-represented in Wiktionary. If you’re working on English, you’d be better served by Wordnet.

Wikparser – A Wiktionary Text Parser

in Lexicography, Programming

Perhaps you need an easy and quick way to extract specific information from a Wiktionary entry, such as a word’s part of speech or definitions? While Wikimedia’s API allows you to retrieve text-only entries for a given word, it doesn’t allow you to target a specific subsection of the entries. This is where the Wikparser […]