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Tier type dependencies for interlinearization

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February 7, 2019 at 02:01 #12737



Interlinearization (5.4 Mac) isn’t working as expected on me. Parse Analyser copies the result from White Space Analyser, without cutting the words into morphemes, and Gloss Analyser doesn’t create any annotations on the corresponding tier.

I thought the problem was my tier type dependencies. Here’s what I have:

utterance (time-aligned)
– word (symbolic subdivision of utterance)
– – morpheme (symbolic subdivision of word)
– – – gloss (symbolic association of morpheme)

Am I doing it wrong? Or might it be some other reason?

Thanks a lot! –Weijian

February 7, 2019 at 10:36 #12739


Configuration of the interlinearization system is still a bit dispersed. For the analyzers it is important that:

– the source and target are set correctly (I guess here the word tier is the source for the Parse Analyzer and the morpheme tier the target etc.)

– that the relevant tier types are linked to fields in the lexicon. So e.g., in Type->Change Type… the tier type of the morpheme tier(s) is probably linked in the “Lexicon connection” field with the “lexical-unit” field of the lexicon and the gloss tier type probably with the “sense/gloss” field of the lexicon.

It might be that after changes in the tier types you have to save the file and open it again to see the effect, I’m not sure.

April 24, 2019 at 03:20 #12918


I am also having trouble getting the interlinearization to work (5.5). Right now I’m still trying to get just the Parse Analyzer to work. I’ve imported a .lift dictionary from FLEX. I’ve set up Type for the morpheme (target) as lexical-unit, as specified above. My Type for the words (source) is “word”. Does it need to be different?
My output into the target tier is just whole, unparsed words.

Thanks for any help!


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