Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 527. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2020-01-02 13:28:44+00:00 From: Henry Schaffer
Subject: Re: [Humanist] 33.525: colexification In the same issue, there is a brief overview "The diverse way that languages convey emotion" by Tage S. Rai on p 1517-8 which adds some additional views. --henry schaffer On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 8:07 AM Humanist wrote: > Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 525. > Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London > Hosted by King's Digital Lab > www.dhhumanist.org > Submit to: email@example.com > > > > > Date: 2020-01-02 00:53:59+00:00 > From: Henry Schaffer > Subject: "colexification", linguistics and computation > > I came across "Emotion semantics show both cultural variation and universal > structure" by Joshua Conrad Jackson, et al, in Science 2019 Vol 377, Issue > 6472 pp 1517-1522. > > While the publication is about linguistics, I found the computer/math/stat > very interesting since it was used at a very large scale in this study. The > database was assembled from 2,474 languages and was labelled with 2,909 > with 66,140 "individual cases of colexification". This couldn't have been > studied and analyzed manually. > > A set of Supplementary Materials is available on the web (at the sciencemag > site) which amount to another 60 pages or so. > > Oh, to quote from the paper, colexification refers to "instances in which > multiple concepts are coexpressed by the same word form within a language." > > --henry schaffer _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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