Legal Māori Resource Hub

One of my “day jobs” is providing lexicographical software development for a number of dictionaries around the place.  One project using my Freelex software that’s recently been launched is the Legal Māori Resource Hub, by Māmari Stephens at the Victoria University Law department. Māmari recently gave a talk about the lexicon, corpus, and resource hub…

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The Online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language

The Online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) went live today at http://nzsl.vuw.ac.nz/ This online dictionary is the culmination of over twenty years of work, and I’m proud to say that I’ve been involved since the beginning. The dictionary is an extensive resource for people who use or want to learn NZSL. Videos accompany…

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Te Reo Pūtaiao – Tohunga Rorohiko

Te Reo Pūtaiao: A Māori Language Dictionary of Science came out earlier this month.  It was compiled using the Freelex / Mātāpuna open source dictionary writing system that I wrote. Te Reo Pūtaiao is an encyclopedic dictionary; nearly all of the info is in Te Reo Māori, and each entry contains an equivalent English gloss…

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