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Pylexique is a Python wrapper around Lexique383

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Pylexique is a Python wrapper around Lexique383.
It allows the extraction of lexical information from more than 140 000 French words in an Object Oriented way.


Each lexical item is represented as a LexItem having the following LexEntryType:

class LexEntryType:
"""
Type information about all the lexical attributes in a LexItem object.

"""
ortho: str
phon: str
lemme: str
cgram: str
genre: str
nombre: str
freqlemfilms2: float
freqlemlivres: float
freqfilms2: float
freqlivres: float
infover: str
nbhomogr: int
nbhomoph: int
islem: bool
nblettres: int
nbphons: int
cvcv: str
p_cvcv: str
voisorth: int
voisphon: int
puorth: int
puphon: int
syll: str
nbsyll: int
cv_cv: str
orthrenv: str
phonrenv: str
orthosyll: str
cgramortho: str
deflem: float
defobs: int
old20: float
pld20: float
morphoder: str
nbmorph: int

The meanings of the attributes of this object are as follow:

  • ortho: the word

  • phon: the phonological forms of the word

  • lemme: the lemmas of this word

  • cgram: the grammatical categories of this word

  • genre: the gender

  • nombre: the number

  • freqlemfilms2: the frequency of the lemma according to the corpus of subtitles (per million occurrences)

  • freqlemlivres: the frequency of the lemma according to the body of books (per million occurrences)

  • freqfilms2: the frequency of the word according to the corpus of subtitles (per million occurrences)

  • freqlivres: the frequency of the word according to the body of books (per million occurrences)

  • infover: modes, tenses, and possible people for verbs

  • nbhomogr: number of homographs

  • nbhomoph: number of homophones

  • islem: indicates if it is a lemma or not

  • nblettres: the number of letters

  • nbphons: number of phonemes

  • cvcv: the orthographic structure

  • p-cvcv: the phonological structure

  • voisorth: number of orthographic neighbors

  • voisphon: number of phonological neighbors

  • puorth: point of spelling uniqueness

  • puphon: point of phonological uniqueness

  • syll: syllable phonological form

  • nbsyll: number of syllables

  • cv-cv: syllable phonological structure

  • orthrenv: reverse orthographic form

  • phonrenv: reversed phonological form

  • orthosyll: syllable orthographic form

  • cgramortho: the different grammatical category for a given orthographic representation

  • deflem: the percentage of people who said they knew the lemma of the word

  • defobs: the size of the sample from which ‘deflem’ is derived

  • old20: orthographic Levenshtein Distance

  • pld20: phonological Levenshtein Distance

  • morphoder: inflectional morphology

  • nbmorph: the number of morphemes directly computed from ‘morphoder’

You can find all the relevant information in the official documentation of Lexique383 (French).

Features

  • Extract all lexical information from a French word such as:
    • orthographic and phonemics representations

    • associated lemmas

    • syllabation

    • grammatical category

    • gender and number

    • frequencies in a corpus of books and in a body of film subtitles, etc…

  • Extract all the lexical forms of a French word.

  • Easy to use Api.

  • Easily integrate pylexique in your own projects as an imported library.

  • Can be used as a command line tool.

Credits

Main developer SekouDiaoNlp.

Lexical corpus: Lexique383

About Lexique383

Lexique3

Lexique 3.83 is a French lexical database that provides for ~ 140,000 words of French: orthographic and phonemics representations, associated lemmas, syllabation, grammatical category, gender and number, frequencies in a corpus of books and in a body of film subtitles, etc…


Table: Lexique383.zip

Web site: http://www.lexique.org

Online: http://www.lexique.org/shiny/lexique

Publications

  • New, Boris, Christophe Pallier, Marc Brysbaert, and Ludovic Ferrand. 2004. “Lexique 2: A New French Lexical Database.” Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers 36 (3): 516–524. DOI. pdf

  • New, Boris, Christophe Pallier, Ludovic Ferrand, and Rafael Matos. 2001. “Une Base de Données Lexicales Du Français Contemporain Sur Internet: LEXIQUE” L’Année Psychologique 101 (3): 447–462. DOI. pdf

  • Boris New, Marc Brysbaert, Jean Veronis, and Christophe Pallier. 2007. “The Use of Film Subtitles to Estimate Word Frequencies.” Applied Psycholinguistics 28 (4): 661–77. DOI. (pdf)

Contributors

  • Boris New & Christophe Pallier

  • Ronald Peereman

  • Sophie Dufour

  • Christian Lachaud

  • and many others… (contact us to be listed)

License

CC BY SA40.0

BibTex Entry to cite publications about Lexique383:

@article{npbf04,
author = {New, B. and Pallier, C. and Brysbaert, M. and Ferrand, L.},
journal = {ehavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers},
number = {3},
pages = {516-524},
title = {Lexique 2 : A New French Lexical Database},
volume = {36},
year = {2004},
eprint = {http://www.lexique.org/?page_id=294},
}
@article{npfm01,
author = {New, B. and Pallier, C. and Ferrand, L. and Matos, R.},
journal = {L'Ann{\'e}e Pschologique},
number = {447-462},
pages = {1396-2},
title = {Une base de donn{\'e}es lexicales du fran\c{c}ais contemporain sur internet: LEXIQUE},
volume = {101},
year = {2001},
}
@article{new_brysbaert_veronis_pallier_2007,
author={NEW, BORIS and BRYSBAERT, MARC and VERONIS, JEAN and PALLIER, CHRISTOPHE},
title={The use of film subtitles to estimate word frequencies},
volume={28}, DOI={10.1017/S014271640707035X},
number={4}, journal={Applied Psycholinguistics},
publisher={Cambridge University Press},
year={2007},
pages={661–677}}

BibTeX

If you want to cite pylexique in an academic publication use this citation format:

@article{pylexique,
  title={pylexique},
  author={Sekou Diao},
  journal={GitHub. Note: https://github.com/SekouDiaoNlp/pylexique Cited by},
  year={2021}
}

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