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Looking for a list of common street prefixes/suffixes for different languages

I'm currently working on a project to strip out prefixes and suffixes from street name, so for example: "North Roosevelt Avenue" becomes "Roosevelt" I need a list of common ...
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French list of word where I can use filters like nouns, singular form, verbs…

I often need to find a list of french words (sometimes english as well, but that's certainly for another question) where I can filter words depending on multiple criterias. For instance, I may like to ...
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Dataset for human-level artificial intelligence

I think a human-centric multi-modal dataset (i.e.: head mounted binocular cameras, steroes mics, text transciption, skeletal pose, skin area contact) would be a great starting point for building human-...
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Extemporaneous speech, as text, tagged by speaker?

tl;dr; I'm looking for a corpus (or multiple of them) of un-scripted English speech, transcribed to text and tagged by who said what. Ideally, I'd like hundreds or even thousands of distinct speakers. ...
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Russian Dictionary that contains stress marks

I am looking to automate the process of setting the stress of Russian words. There are already tools that do this (RussianGram or https://morpher.ru/accentizer/), but nothing open source which can be ...
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Dataset with French words by CEFR level

As a German speaker learning French, I really enjoyed the "Fremdsprachentexte Reclam" books: they are French literature books for German learners, each book has a CEFR level (e.g. B2, C1...),...
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How many *Non-Native* speakers of Egyptian Arabic are there world wide?

Every time I try to look this up, it always gives me the number for native speakers. I'm not looking for that. I specifically want to know how prevalent Egyptian Arabic is as a second language around ...
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Where do I find a database of each city in the world and the languages spoken there? (Ex. Barcelona - Catalan, Spanish vs. Madrid - Spanish)

I'm looking to set up a dropdown of languages once the app picks up the city a person is in. Where would I find this database or API?
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Label language, how to change to local names

I'm viewing Wikidata with Swedish set as my user interface language. This turns all the language names in the list of labels into Swedish, which makes the list hard to follow in my opinion since the ...
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Language demographics of Swiss citizens

I am looking for demographics of languages spoken or not-spoken by Swiss citizens or residents. Although I don't think it's possible to find this exact dataset, this is the core question: how many ...
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Is there a Simplified Chinese thesaurus file, like Moby for English?

I'm looking for a manually curated thesaurus/synonyms file for Simplified Chinese. Like the English Moby thesaurus, but in simplified Chinese. Does such a thing exist? I'm aware that WordNet can be ...
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Linguistics. German verbs

One might think that this question should be on the StackExchange German site, but they appear not to like requests for lists and such like. Hence this post ... I'm looking for large electronic list ...
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Peer to peer communication dataset for research

I am looking for a peer-to-peer communication dataset, chat data, emails, phone calls, etc... any kind of conversation text between pairs of people for research. It would be much useful if the genders(...
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German nouns gender source

I want to create some sort of spell checking program for German language, for which i need a database with all the words and their gender description(only their gender description) to cross reference ...
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Dataset of language families, sub-families and their relations other than Wikidata

I am interested in language families such as Indoeuropean, Romance languages, Afroasiatic and so on, not individual families (although if the dataset includes languages it doesn't hurt). Wikidata and ...
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Grammar for mathematics

I was wondering if there exits an grammar defining mathematical language. By that I mean the list of the tokens used and the syntactic rules.
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Library of ancient Linear A and Linear B text images?

Is there an open-data library of text\language images for ancient Linear A and Linear B languages?
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CEFR for English words by level

Are there any open source data for English words by CEFR level? I found https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/wordlists/oxford3000-5000 , which categorizes English words based on CEFR level, ...
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English to Telugu and Telugu to English dictionary database

Data: Database of Telugu to English and vice versa language dictionary Context: Need to make a Telugu to English and vice versa dictionary app.There should be quite some public domain dictionaries ...
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Dictionary of European Languages

I'm looking for a database that contains translations of words in different European languages (mainly Romance). The most important languages for my project are in order Latin, English, Spanish and ...
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translation dictionaries for european languages

I'm looking for open translation dictionaries of european languages. Most important would be english-french and english-spanish. This question is a direct analogon to: Translation dictionaries. The ...
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Where can I get word lists for Indian languages, specifically Hindi and Tamil?

Is there a way to get word lists for Indian languages (specifically Tamil and Hindi), even for commercial use? It is for a game I am developing
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Datasets for emotion recognition in German dialogues

I am currently working on the topic of emotion recognition in German dialogues (Speech). So far I only managed to find a single dataset related to this topic: Berlin Database of Emotional Speech. Is ...
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Paragraph Similar Pairs Dataset

I have been working on a project where I need to find whether two paragraphs convey the similar meaning. Same as Quora Question Pairs on Kaggle, but instead of questions, paragraphs. But I could not ...
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Is there a large database of unique surnames and their (origin) language?

Let me explain the phrases I use in my request: large: I'm looking for multiple languages (especially european languages if this constrain helps) and at least 2K surnames per language. But the more ...
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Online Dictionary for Scraping

Does anybody know if there is an extensive online dictionary other than Wiktionary that lists many words on a single page, as opposed to having to search for a single word? None of the online ...
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Dataset for English word trigrams

Does anyone know where to find such a dataset? There is Google's Ngram viewer but it is too big to be useful. I'm looking for something smaller. Perhaps with only the 100k most common English words ...
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Source of multilingual chat/online/contemporary corpus data?

I need to develop autocorrection and prediction for mobile keyboard app that will work for some 8-10 most common Latin languages + Russian (English, German, Spanish, Portugues, French, ...). For start,...
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Estonian named entity recognition data

I'm looking for estonian named entity recognition data. Till now I am unable to find one. Although Estonia has 90% of it's Govt services online, I can't find their NER data anywhere. I tried estnltk, ...
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Historical data of languages spoken in country by percent population?

I am looking for a dataset that contains the languages spoken in each country and their respective percentages of the population, going back as far back into the historical record as possible. I ...
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How to check whether a word is abbreviated or not using Python? [closed]

How do I check whether a word is abbreviated or not in a dataframe column using Python? For instance, I need to detect the value "U.S.A." as an abbreviation. Is there any dictionary present for this?
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Looking for gis data on world linguistics by location

Looking for geospatial information on linguistics. Looking for world wide data with national and subnational data. Data should include what regions speak which language(s). Does this data exist?
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Looking for word frequency data for the Google Books ngrams

I have downloaded all the single words from Google Books ngram data (http://storage.googleapis.com/books/ngrams/books/datasetsv2.html) and I could write code to aggregate it all generate word ...
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Where is a large list of declarative and imperative sentences

For a project I need a bunch (+500 each) grammatically correct sentences (English) that are declarative (basic or simple), imperative (command), and interrogative (question) (sorted by group or ...
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Recent dump of names from facebook.com/directory?

For years all names of all Facebook users were listed at https://www.facebook.com/directory. Even without the links to the profiles themselves, it was a very useful dataset of diverse names and ...
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What are methods to create open text data from copyrighted texts?

Language data are either texts or spoken utterances. By default, any text is copyrighted. We have Open Data for relatively recent time periods, where text were written intentionally with an open ...
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Open dictionary for English with International Phonetic Alphabet for every word

I'm seeking a dictionary that contains the IPA transcription for every word. Is such a resource available for English?
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List of languages with active or native speakers

I'm looking for a simple list that has a count of speakers per language. It can be either active speaker or native speakers, the exactness doesn't matter so much to me. Any format, any license. It's ...
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Audio data set of (telephone) conversations and their transcriptions

I need records of telephone conversations (or simple conversations between two persons) with their transcripts. I need English and French datasets.
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Find geographic data on the languages spoken in Russia

Does anyone have any ideas for where I can get data on the number or percentage of speakers of a given language in the Russian Federation at some geographic level smaller than federal subject? ...
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Dataset where words are associated to colors

I am looking for a dataset mapping concrete words with common colors. The only one i've found is this, but it has less than 100 entries. EDIT: example: red_words_list = [ "apple", "blood", "rose", "...
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Swedish Noun Gender List

I'm looking for a lexical resource on Swedish noun genders. In my case which nouns that have gender neuter or not, that is if the indefinite article is en or ett.
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Hierarchical semantic distances dataset

I need data (preferably human judgment) for the structural/hierarchical semantic distance between many couples (at least hundreds) of words. For example, d(computer, television) < d(radio, ...
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Looking for open dataset mapping informal company names to ticker

We've looked for trained data for named entity recognition (in particular for company names). The end goal is to feed in a list of entity names (with potential misspellings, acronyms, punctuation etc) ...
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Torrent for the fastText pre-trained models?

I would like to download the pre-trained models for ~100 languages, which are ~3GB each. (See https://github.com/facebookresearch/fastText/blob/master/pretrained-vectors.md) Is there a utility or ....
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Download OpenOffice/Hunspell dictionaries (.oxt / .dic+.aff) for many languages at once?

I would like dictionaries for the top ~100 languages or so. Manually searching and evaluating the results at https://extensions.openoffice.org manually is quite cumbersome at that scale. Is there a ...
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Corpus of words divided by language

I am looking for a word dataset composed by lists of words of multiple languages (possibly all the major languages), non topic specific, divided by language. I don't really care for translations, ...
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English / Swedish translation data?

I'm looking for a dataset similar to the "parallel data" (i.e. one file is English and one file is Swedish) found in the WMT translation task. Their datasets include news commentary, European ...
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French word list?

I would like to make an auto-completion tool for people who are don't type very well, like what exists on phones. So I do not need just a dictionary but a list of all words, like all conjugations of ...
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Dataset of Sentences Classified by Type?

Where can I find a labeled dataset of sentences classified by type (interrogative and declarative)? I'm particularly lookings for Russian sentences, but other open and labeled datasets of other ...
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