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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
adj ADJ adjective
aspprt PART aspect particle
coordconn CCONJ coordinating conjunction
defpro PRON definite pronoun
dem PRON demonstrative pronoun
demadv ADV demonstrative adverb
det DET determiner
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
interadv ADV interrogative adverb
interpron PRON interrogative pronoun
intprt PART interrogative particle
modprt PART modal particle
negpro PRON negative pronoun
negprt PART negative particle
nmlzer SCONJ nominalizer
n NOUN noun
nprop PROPN proper noun
num NUM numeral
onom INTJ onomatopeia
ptcp VERB participle
prt PART particle
post ADP postposition
pro-form PRON pro-form
pro PRON personal pronoun
prov VERB pro-verb
qprt PART quantificational particle
quant DET quantifier
quantprt PART quantificational particle
rel SCONJ relativizer
subordconn SCONJ subordinating conjunction
tensprt PART tense particle
univpro PRON universal pronoun
v VERB verb
vi VERB intransitive verb
vi:a VERB intransitive verb: active
vi:i VERB intransitive verb: inactive
vt VERB transitive verb
vd VERB ditransitive verb
vd:a VERB indirect transitive verb: active
vd:i VERB indirect transitive verb: inactive
vpos VERB postposed verb
vs VERB serial verb
punct PUNCT punctuation

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: