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LEXNAMES(5WN)		    WordNettm File Formats		 LEXNAMES(5WN)

       List of WordNet lexicographer file names	and numbers

       During  WordNet development synsets are organized into forty-five lexi-
       cographer files based on	 syntactic  category  and  logical  groupings.
       grind(1WN)  processes  these files and produces a database suitable for
       use with	the WordNet library, interface code, and  other	 applications.
       The format of the lexicographer files is	described in wninput(5WN).

       A file number corresponds to each lexicographer file.  File numbers are
       encoded in several parts	of the WordNet system as an efficient  way  to
       indicate	 a  lexicographer file name.  The file lexnames	lists the map-
       ping between file names and numbers, and	can be used by programs	or end
       users to	correlate the two.

   File	Format
       Each  line  in  lexnames	contains 3 tab separated fields, and is	termi-
       nated with a newline character.	The first field	is the two digit deci-
       mal  integer file number.  (The first file in the list is numbered 00.)
       The second field	is the name of the lexicographer file that  is	repre-
       sented by that number, and the third field is an	integer	that indicates
       the syntactic category of the synsets contained in the file.   This  is
       simply  a  shortcut for programs	and scripts, since the syntactic cate-
       gory is also part of the	lexicographer file's name.

   Syntactic Category
       The syntactic category field is encoded as follows:

	      1	   NOUN
	      2	   VERB
	      3	   ADJECTIVE
	      4	   ADVERB

   Lexicographer Files
       The names of the	lexicographer files and	their corresponding file  num-
       bers  are  listed below along with a brief description each file's con-

File Number   Name		   Contents
00	      adj.all		   all adjective clusters
01	      adj.pert		   relational adjectives (pertainyms)
02	      adv.all		   all adverbs
03	      noun.Tops		   unique beginner for nouns
04	      noun.act		   nouns denoting acts or actions
05	      noun.animal	   nouns denoting animals
06	      noun.artifact	   nouns denoting man-made objects
07	      noun.attribute	   nouns denoting attributes of	people and objects
08	      noun.body		   nouns denoting body parts
09	      noun.cognition	   nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
10	      noun.communication   nouns denoting communicative	processes and contents
11	      noun.event	   nouns denoting natural events
12	      noun.feeling	   nouns denoting feelings and emotions
13		   nouns denoting foods	and drinks
14	   nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
15	      noun.location	   nouns denoting spatial position
16	      noun.motive	   nouns denoting goals
17	      noun.object	   nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
18	      noun.person	   nouns denoting people

19	      noun.phenomenon	   nouns denoting natural phenomena
20	      noun.plant	   nouns denoting plants
21	      noun.possession	   nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
22	      noun.process	   nouns denoting natural processes
23	      noun.quantity	   nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
24	      noun.relation	   nouns denoting relations between people or things or	ideas
25	      noun.shape	   nouns denoting two and three	dimensional shapes
26	      noun.state	   nouns denoting stable states	of affairs
27	      noun.substance	   nouns denoting substances
28	      noun.time		   nouns denoting time and temporal relations
29	      verb.body		   verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
30	      verb.change	   verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
31	      verb.cognition	   verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
32	      verb.communication   verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
33	      verb.competition	   verbs of fighting, athletic activities
34	      verb.consumption	   verbs of eating and drinking
35	   verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
36	      verb.creation	   verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
37	      verb.emotion	   verbs of feeling
38	      verb.motion	   verbs of walking, flying, swimming
39	      verb.perception	   verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
40	      verb.possession	   verbs of buying, selling, owning
41	   verbs of political and social activities and	events
42	      verb.stative	   verbs of being, having, spatial relations
43	   verbs of raining, snowing, thawing, thundering
44	      adj.ppl		   participial adjectives

       The lexicographer files are not included	in the WordNet database	 pack-

       WNHOME		   Base	 directory  for	 WordNet.  Default is /usr/lo-

       WNSEARCHDIR	   Directory in	which the WordNet  database  has  been
			   installed.  Default is WNHOME/dict.

			   Base	 directory  for	 WordNet.   Default is C:\Pro-
			   gram	Files\WordNet\3.0.

       lexnames		   list	of lexicographer file names and	numbers

       grind(1WN), wnintro(5WN), wndb(5WN), wninput(5WN).

WordNet	3.0			   Dec 2006			 LEXNAMES(5WN)


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