Category: Semantics


Linguistics and Computational Linguistics

Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing are everywhere around these days. Although, the name sounds like you need knowledge of computer science and linguistics to get into it, most of the people working in this area are computer programmers or engineers.. A lot of students from pureĀ Linguistics background want to enter this field, but...


Semantics of Noun Compounds

Where is the meaning in Noun Compounds? In case of binary noun compounds, the core meaning of the compound is obtained from one word known as head word and is modified by another word called modifier. In English, the head of the compound is located on the right. For e.g. School kid is a...