Manócska: A Unified Verb Frame Database for Hungarian

  • Ágnes Kalivoda
  • Noémi Vadász
  • Balázs IndigEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11107)


This paper presents Manócska, a verb frame database for Hungarian. It is called unified as it was built by merging all available verb frame resources. To be able to merge these, we had to cope with their structural and conceptual differences. After that, we transformed them into two easy to use formats: a TSV and an XML file. Manócska is open-access, the whole resource and the scripts which were used to create it are available in a github repository. This makes Manócska reproducible and easy to access, version, fix and develop in the future. During the merging process, several errors came into sight. These were corrected as systematically as possible. Thus, by integrating and harmonizing the resources, we produced a Hungarian verb frame database of a higher quality.


Verb frame database Lexical resource Corpus linguistics Hungarian 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ágnes Kalivoda
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Noémi Vadász
    • 1
    • 3
  • Balázs Indig
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Pázmány Péter Catholic UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.MTA–PPKE Hungarian Language Technology Research GroupBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Research Institute for LinguisticsHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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