Introduction

Punjabi WordNet is an online lexical resource. It is more than a conventional Punjabi dictionary. It is a combination of a dictionary and a thesaurus and much more. It provides information about a word from different perspectives also giving the relationships between words.

A user can search for a Punjabi word and get its meaning. In addition it gives the grammatical category namely noun, verb, adjective or adverb for the word being searched. A word may appear in more than one grammatical categories [hyperlink to aboutwordnet] and in a grammatical category can have multiple senses [hl:aboutwordnet]. These categories and all senses are reported for the word being searched.

Apart from the category for each sense the following information for a Punjabi word is obtained in the wordnet [hl:aboutwordnet]

  •     Meaning of the word
  •     Example of the word usage
  •     Synonyms (words with similar meanings)
  •     Ontological details
  •     Semantic and Lexical Relations[hl:AboutWordnet#]


Here are some examples given. Click here[hl:AboutWordNet] to view some Punjabi Examples. Click Here[hl:AboutWordNet] to use the Punjabi WordNet Online. For more information on WordNet click on the About WordNet

This website uses Unicode for Devangari fonts. A word can be entered using the On-Screen keyboard provided in the website. However if you wish to use the keyboard for data entry Unicode support should be installed on your computer.

Please visit unicode-support.doc (Microsoft word file) to install Unicode on the machine. Also visit embedded-keyboard.doc (Microsoft word file) to know how embedded keyboard works. If you do not see the fonts properly, make the setting as follows: Right Click -> Encoding -> UTF-8.

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Here are some examples given. Click here to view some Punjabi Examples. Click Here[] to use the Punjabi WordNet Online. For more information on WordNet click on the About WordNet.