Prefixal Morphemes of Czech Verbs

  • Jaroslava HlaváčováEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11107)


The paper presents the analysis of Czech verbal prefixes, which is the first step of a project that has the ultimate goal an automatic morphemic analysis of Czech. We studied prefixes that may occur in Czech verbs, especially their possible and impossible combinations. We describe a procedure of prefix recognition and derive several general rules for selection of a correct result. The analysis of “double” prefixes enables to make conclusions about universality of the first prefix. We also added linguistic comments to several types of prefixes.


Morpheme Prefix Root Verb Czech 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied LinguisticsCharles UniversityPrague 1Czech Republic

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