Synonyms for 138 German Particle Verbs

The dataset contains 138 German particle verbs and their synonyms.

Synonyms for 138 German Particle Verbs

Sabine Schulte im Walde

We downloaded sense-separated synonyms from the German dictionary DUDEN (see for all German particle verbs that

  • appeared in Europarl (1.5M parallel sentences, see with a frequency >= 15, and
  • were listed with at least 30 synonyms in the DUDEN.

The dataset contains a total of 138 German particle verbs.


Moritz Wittmann, Marion Weller, Sabine Schulte im Walde
Automatic Extraction of Synonyms for German Particle Verbs from Parallel Data with Distributional Similarity as a Reranking Feature
In: Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2014.

Moritz Wittmann, Marion Weller-Di Marco, Sabine Schulte im Walde
Graph-based Clustering of Synonym Senses for German Particle Verbs
In: Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Multiword Expressions. Berlin, Germany, August 2016.


The dataset is freely available for education, research and other non-commercial purposes. Please contact the SemRel group to obtain the tool.

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Sabine Schulte im Walde

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Akademische Rätin (Associate Professor)

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