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The development of a comprehensive machine-readable lexicon for Zulu

Ronelle van der Merwe
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 30, No 1 | a270 | DOI: | © 2011 Ronelle van der Merwe | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 October 2011 | Published: 27 October 2011

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Ronelle van der Merwe, University of South Africa, South Africa

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A comprehensive machine-readable (MR) lexicon is a strategic resource in the development of language technology. Two essential aspects are the development of a comprehensive data model and its accurate and efficient implementation. This study focuses on the development of MR lexicons for the South African Bantu languages and more specifically Zulu.


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