The early Albanian texts in an annotated language corpus: An attempt of processing and analysis

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The article describes the attempt of the authors to compile an annotated corpus of texts written in the Albanian language before 1840’s. This corpus makes part of the Albanian National Corpus (ANC). We tell about our practical experience of digitization and morphological annotation of an early Albanian text, “E mbsuame e krështerë” (1592) by Luca Matranga. We also test and demonstrate the possibilities of the corpus-aided approach to this text, taken as such and in comparison with the contemporary texts of the Corpus written in the modern Standard Albanian, and discuss the usage of this approach for the study of the Albanian historical grammar and lexicon
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAlbanische Schriftkultur aus der Perspektive der historischen Lexikographie und der Philologie der Gegenwart. Akten der 6. deutsch-albanischen kulturwissenschaftlichen Tagung, 27. September 2019, Buçimas bei Pogradec, Albanien
EditorsBardhyl Demiraj
Place of PublicationWiesbaden
PublisherHarrassowitz Verlag
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)978-3-447-11391-5
StatePublished - 11 May 2020

Publication series

NameAlbanische Forschungen
ISSN (Print)0568-8957

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