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So in need for help in bracketing [closed]

Please tell me if my bracketing and clause pattern are correct. 1- [ To walk in the superstitions [ is nice ] (SVC). 2- [ She looked cheerful ] [ when she met her husband ] (SVC). 3- [ That John ...
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What book of the Bible has the smallest lexical density?

I am trying to determine which book of the Bible is the least dense, lexically speaking. I found an app called Wordsworth that can determine lexical density for a single text, I thought there might ...
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How to analyze this sentence in a tree diagram?

I tried to draw a tree diagram of this sentence In 1816 they were purchased by the British government and from then on displayed in the British Museum. but it leads nowhere. I think I'm fine ...
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how to recognise if a string is a real word

I want to parse a big list of variable and method names in code and recognise if those are (or are made up) out of real words - essentially, to recognise if they are obfuscated or not. For example, ...
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What is syntactically wrong with these sentences?

I am currently analysing a poem, and I have come across two sentences that are obviously grammatically incorrect, but I can't figure out how to describe what is wrong with them. "Beside him, the ...
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Is there a digital corpus somewhere of pre-Latin Vietnamese text?

I like as a hobby to do text processing and analysis of CJKV text. Japanese and Chinese is of course available in near infinite quantities. Korean is a bit harder to find, but not impossible. ...
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Looking for a Free Lexical Analyser

I need to do a quantitative analysis to a medieval text. I need to get some basic information like the total number of the words, their frequencies and the concordances. Does anyone know about a ...
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Searching for a Spanish word list for statistical analysis [closed]

I need a Spanish word list, as simple as that. The more complete it is, the better, it should contain as many words as to be a statistically relevant sample. It can be in any format: XML, MS Excel, ...
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How do linguists distinguish between case endings and postpositions, especially in languages which have both and/or have no traditional grammar

In my attempt to learn Georgian, an agglutinative language of the South Caucasus, I have learned that it has both case endings and postpositions. I also have some familiarity with Korean and Japanese ...