meronymy


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meronymy

(mɛrˈɒnɪmɪ)
n
(Linguistics) the semantic relationship between a meronym, or a part of something, and its whole
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Noun1.meronymy - the semantic relation that holds between a part and the wholemeronymy - the semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
semantic relation - a relation between meanings
component part, part, portion, component, constituent - something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
Translations
méronymie
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Gathering such trigger list will need exploration of almost whole thesaurus following association links, meronymy link, and hyponymy (is-a) links.
If the English terms above are replaced with their Polish counterparts, the relations will stay the same for hyponymy and meronymy.
Word meaning has four aspects: denotation, or reference to something in the "real world" (15); connotation, or "often emotive" positive and negative associations (16); sense or semantic relations, such as synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy, and meronymy (17); and collocation, or the "likelihood that two words will co-occur" (18).
In addition, many researches point to hyperonymy, hyponymy, meronymy, synonymy and antonymy as the most important relationships [9][10].
When we extract real-world relations besides hypernymy and meronymy relations into the ontology, we are extracting those relations from the Wikipedia web pages with text analysis techniques.
OPINE's Feature Assessor evaluates each noun phrase by computing the PMI scores between the phrase and meronymy discriminators associated with the product.
Although there are parallels between ontologies and models of scientific knowledge extracted from LSA (Burek, Vargas Vera & Moreale, 2004; Cederberg & Widdows, 2003; Rung Ching, Ya-Ching & Ren-Hao, 2006), only the former has the capacity to extract the meanings of terms based on previously specified relationships such as synonymy, partonymy, hyponymy, hypernymy and meronymy.