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UD for Mbyá Guaraní

This is a brief overview of the UD annotation for Mbyá Guaraní. A full set of annotation guidelines can be downloaded at gpythomas.com/Mbya_Treebank_Guidelines.pdf and will be incorporated into the UD Mbya_Guarani documentation in the next release.

These guidelines are very much a work in progress. They are meant to adapt Dooley’s (2015) analysis of Mbyá to the UD framework:

Tokenization and Word Segmentation

Morphology

Tags

Open class words Closed class words Other
ADJ ADP PUNCT
ADV AUX SYM
INTJ CCONJ X
NOUN DET  
PROPN NUM  
VERB PART  
  PRON  
  SCONJ  
XPOS UPOS XPOSDescription
aspprt PART aspect particle
coordconn CCONJ/ADV coordinating conjunction
dem ADV/DET/PRON demonstrative
discprt PART discourse particle
focprt PART focus particle
for X foreign token (not code-switching or loan)
illocprt PART illocutionary particle
indfpro PRON indefinite pronoun
interj INTJ interjection
interrog PRON interrogative pro-form
intermod ADV interrogative modifier
interpron PRON interrogative pronoun
intprt PART interrogative particle
mod ADJ/ADV modifier
modprt PART modal particle
n NOUN noun
negprt PART negative particle
nmlzer SCONJ nominalizer
nprop PROPN proper noun
num NUM numeral
onom INTJ onomatopeia
post ADP/SCONJ postposition
pro PRON personal pronoun
prov VERB pro-verb
ptcp ADJ/VERB participle
punct PUNCT punctuation
qprt PART quantificational particle
quant ADV/DET/PRON quantifier
quantprt PART quantificational particle
rel SCONJ relativizer
subordconn SCONJ subordinating conjunction
temprt PART temporal particle
univpro PRON universal pronoun
v AUX/VERB verb
vd VERB ditransitive verb
vd:a VERB indirect transitive verb: active
vd:i VERB indirect transitive verb: inactive
vi ADJ/VERB/AUX intransitive verb
vi:a ADJ/VERB intransitive verb: active
vi:i ADJ/VERB/AUX intransitive verb: inactive
vpos VERB postposed verb
vs VERB serial verb
vt VERB transitive verb

Features

Syntax

Core Arguments, Oblique Arguments and Adjuncts

Non-verbal Clauses

Language Specific Syntactic Relations

Relation Description
advmod:sentcon Adverbial modifier used as sentence initial discourse connective
compound:svc Used for a variety of complex predicates, notably serial verb and postposed verb constructions
discourse:q Used for question particles, whose head can be verbal or nominal
dislocated:cleft Used for cleft constructions that lack a copula
obl:sentcon Nominal modifier used as a sentence initial discourse connective
parataxis:rep Used to relate a reported speech form to a verb of speech report analyzed as its head

Treebanks

There are 2 Mbyá Guaraní treebanks: