Fwd: [RNLD] dictionary methods
thien at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Mar 13 21:51:57 UTC 2015
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From: Claire Bowern <clairebowern at gmail.com>
Date: 21 February 2015 at 08:45
Subject: Re: [RNLD] dictionary methods
To: Hugh Paterson <hugh_paterson at sil.org>
Cc: Peter Austin <pa2 at soas.ac.uk>, Nick Thieberger <thien at unimelb.edu.au>, "
r-n-l-d at lists.unimelb.edu.au" <r-n-l-d at lists.unimelb.edu.au>
My favourite way is to brainstorm texts around particular topics, including
vernacular definitions, in small groups. It's a good way to generate
discussion of lexical concepts and how terms might be used.
Hugh Paterson wrote:
> Becky Paterson has a presentation next week in Hawaii about gamification
> applied to Rapid words methodologies.
> - Hugh
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 9:07 PM, Peter Austin <pa2 at soas.ac.uk <mailto:
> pa2 at soas.ac.uk>> wrote:
> WeSay is a nice implementation of Moe's method that can be used by
> literate native speakers -- it also enables audio recording of
> words and example sentences.
> Monolingual defining was a method much favoured by the late Ken
> Hale as a way to generate more vocabulary and has been used by
> successfully by several people I know.
> On 20 February 2015 at 12:08, Nick Thieberger
> <thien at unimelb.edu.au <mailto:thien at unimelb.edu.au>> wrote:
> Hi RNLD list,
> I'm going to be working with speakers to add words to an
> existing dictionary of some 2,800 headwords. I'd be interested
> to hear of methods for finding new words that are not in the
> dictionary that you may have found useful. I know about Rapid
> Words collection (http://www.rapidwords.net/) and Ron Moe's
> Dictionary Development Process.
> I'd also like to generate a list of all possible words given
> the phonotactics and phonemic inventory, does anyone know of
> any existing systems for doing that?
> I'l summarise responses if you want to write to me off-list.
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