Compound Nouns in English to Finnish Machine Translation

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dc.contributor.author Hurskainen, Arvi
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-04T14:44:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-04T14:44:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Hurskainen , A 2018 , Compound Nouns in English to Finnish Machine Translation . in SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager : Technical reports on LT . Technical reports on language technology , no. 32 , SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager , Helsinki .
dc.identifier.other PURE: 131413567
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 50e6f956-b09d-4b0b-b78c-dc99d4725a6e
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-6076-7460/work/71512117
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/310991
dc.description.abstract The way how compound nouns are formed are different in English and Finnish. The differences occur in the way how members of the compound noun are ordered as well as in the way how they are written. English uses separate words, and Finnish joins the members into single words, without space in between. This is the general principle, but it also occurs that a noun compound in English is translated as separate words in Finnish. There are also several border cases, where Finnish compound nouns can be written together as single words or as separate words. The safest way to handle these would be to treat them as multiword expressions (MWE). Noun compounding is, however, such a productive phenomenon, that there is motivation to find also other, more general, methods for handling compound nouns. This report discusses those methods fi
dc.format.extent 11
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager
dc.relation.ispartof SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical reports on language technology
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 6121 Languages
dc.subject 113 Computer and information sciences
dc.title Compound Nouns in English to Finnish Machine Translation en
dc.type Chapter
dc.contributor.organization Department of Languages
dc.description.reviewstatus Non peer reviewed
dc.relation.issn 2670-1391
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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dc.identifier.url http://www.njas.helsinki.fi/salama/technical-reports.html

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