Open Dutch WordNet is a Dutch lexical semantic database.

It was created by removing the proprietary content from Cornetto (http://www2.let.vu.nl/oz/cltl/cornetto) , and by using open source resources to replace this proprietary content.

Open Dutch Wordnet contains 117914 synsets, of which the majority are
nouns synsets: 98049. There are 18782 verb synsets and 1083 adjectival synsets.
51588 synsets contain at least one Dutch synonym, which leaves 66326 synsets
still to obtain a synonym. The resource contains 92295 synonyms. The average
polysemy is 1.5.

If you make use of this resource, we ask you to cite us using the following citation:

@InProceedings{Postma:Miltenburg:Segers:Schoen:Vossen:2016, author = “Marten Postma and Emiel van Miltenburg and Roxane Segers and Anneleen Schoen and Piek Vossen“, title = “Open {Dutch} {WordNet}”, booktitle = “Proceedings of the Eight Global Wordnet Conference”, year = 2016, address = “Bucharest, Romania“,}

The noun hypernym hierarchy is visualized below. In this visualisation, pink nodes are new concepts, red nodes are WordNet synsets with Dutch synonyms and blue nodes are WordNet synsets without Dutch synonyms.


Schermafbeelding 2015-10-28 om 14.25.14

This project has been co-funded by the Nederlandse Taalunie (http://taalunie.org/).The Nederlandse TaalUnie and the Free University of Amsterdam share the ownership of Open Source Dutch WordNet.

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