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Since we don't know what the longest words of all human languages are, we can't make a database of them, but we could start to accumulate proposed words, and then we'd append the disclaimer "as far as we know". There are at least three things you'd want to include in every entry: the language (using a standard language identifier), the word (...


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In corpus lingustics we deal with corpora containing emojis, e.g., twitter corpora or other corpora of computer mediated communication, and thus it is a legitimate question how to treat them. Stand-alone emojis are treated as words (or wordforms) and they are even assigned a special part of speech named "Symbol" in Universal Dependencies (for an ...


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