List of John Benjamins publications for which Elisabete Ranchhod plays a role.
Subjects Computational & corpus linguistics | Semantics | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Generative linguistics | Theoretical linguistics
Laporte, Éric, Elisabete Ranchhod and Anastasia Yannacopoulou.
2008. Syntactic variation of support verb constructions
. 25th Lexis and Grammar Conference, Mirto, Ignazio Mauro (ed.), pp. 173–185
Barreiro, Anabela and Elisabete Ranchhod.
2005. Machine translation challenges for Portuguese
. Machine Translation, Controlled Languages and Specialised Languages, Cardey, Sylviane, Peter Greenfield and Séverine Vienney (eds.), pp. 3–18
On the basis of general syntactic operations, within Z. S. Harris framework, we establish, for Portuguese, a syntactic relation between negative NPs, headed by a predicative noun (e.g. A não ratificação desse tratado por parte de alguns países; The non-ratification of that treaty by some… read more | Article
The notion of auxiliary verbs and their role is discussed within Z. S. Harris' transformational framework. Following Maurice Gross' proposals, the traditional approach to the subject, usually limited to verbal combinations, is extended to adjectival and nominal constructions. Such an approach to… read more | Article
Summary The constructions with support verbs raise specific problems in Machine Translation. Within the scope of this note, we first characterise, from a linguistic point of view, the sentences with support verbs. That characterisation will be illustrated by examples from French and Portuguese. The… read more | Article
Large-coverage dictionaries and grammars have been built for Portuguese using ladl methods and formats. They are now used by intex in general text processing operations. We present the main features of such linguistic data, and we refer to their maintenance and extension. The presentation is… read more | Article
The Lexicon-Grammar of frozen adverbs of comparison has been established for French (M. Gross 1984b), Portuguese (Marques Ranchhod 1990, 1991) and Italian (De Gioia 1994a) in a monolingual perspective. The systematic character of such descriptions allowed us to make an explicit comparison between… read more | Article
Eleutério, Samuel, Helena Freire, Elisabete Ranchhod and Jorge Baptista.
1995. A System of Electronic Dictionaries of Portuguese
. Lingvisticæ Investigationes 19:1, pp. 57–82
In this paper we present the state of development of DIGRAMA, a system of electronic dictionaries and grammars of Portuguese. We describe briefly the general characteristics of the system, concentrating then on the analysis of two dictionary modules: DIGRAS and DIGRAF. The former is a dictionary of… read more | Article
The aim of this paper is to outline a comparative study of the argument structure of verbs issued from latin esse and stare in the main Romance languages (¥x.\être\ It.: essere/stare; Pt. and Sp. : ser/estar). The complexity of the lexical and syntactic phenomena involved indicates that a… read more | Article
In this paper we describe the syntactic characteristics of two classes of frozen comparatives adverbs in Portuguese. These adverbs have been noted como C, where como is a conjunction of comparison, and C a fixed string of lexical items. After discussing the notion of frozen adverb, we argue in… read more | Article
The analysis of 2000 nominal predicates supported by the Vsup =: estar in Portuguese confirmed Z.S. Harris' hypothesis that there are nouns which form the nucleus of sentences: sentences with support verbs. In a support structure, the support verb — in our case estar — carries flexional morphemes:… read more | Article
Pronouns are commonly considered as linguistic items which supply a way of avoiding redundancy through mere reference to something previously (anaphoric reference) or subsequently (cataphoric reference) expressed in the discourse. In this paper we provide evidence that there are numerous situations… read more | Article
The description of the distributions of the two auxiliaries ser and estar in Portuguese constitutes a longstanding problem which has been usually dealt with by semantic methods. In this study, we propose a syntactic approach based on the notion of support verb, that is, on a notion of an auxiliary… read more | Article