Translation equivalence of demonstrative pronouns in Bulgarian-Slovak parallel texts

Ludmila Dimitrova, Radovan Garabík


Translation equivalence of demonstrative pronouns in Bulgarian-Slovak parallel texts

In this paper we describe our automatic analysis of several parallel Bulgarian-Slovak texts with the goal to obtain useful information about Slovak translation equivalents of (definite) articles and demonstrative pronouns in Bulgarian. Rather than focusing on individual translation equivalents, we present a method for automatic extraction and visualization of the translations. This can serve as a guide for pinpointing interesting features in specific translated documents and could be extended for other parts of speech or otherwise identifiable textual units.


translation equivalents; demonstrative pronouns; parallel corpora; aligned text; Slovak; Bulgarian

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