News tagged with dictionary

New dictionary of hymnology published

The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology – the first attempt for more than a hundred years to replace A Dictionary of Hymnology, the standard historical reference book for pre-twentieth century Christian hym ...

Oct 21, 2013
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Our ambiguous world of words

(Phys.org) —Ambiguity in language poses the greatest challenge when it comes to training a computer to understand the written word. Now, new research aims to help computers find meaning.

May 31, 2013
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Samoan dictionary: A much needed update

A Victoria University academic aims to use his newly acquired skills to create an updated Samoan language dictionary on the web, as well as a larger collection of work documenting the language.

May 29, 2013
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China's online dating market 'booming'

Revenues from China's online dating market are forecast to top two billion yuan ($315 million) in 2014 as work-stressed Chinese struggle to find partners, a new report said Tuesday.

Jul 31, 2012
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Unique dictionary nears completion

A huge number of students ranging from linguists to those studying coins and family ancestry are benefiting from a 100 year project to compile the world’s most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin.

May 12, 2011
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Maltese-English Dictionary to be Digitized

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona linguist Adam Ussishkin has headed up an effort to update and digitize the Maltese-English dictionary of record. The new searchable database will enable scholars and ...

Sep 28, 2010
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