Questions tagged [linguistics]

The {linguistics} tag can be used for questions about packages designed primarily for linguists or about typesetting of linguistics-specific material.

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\label seems to need space when used with gb4e

I try to keep examples typeset with gb4e on the same page. I extended gb4e by two shortcodes that wrap examples in a tabular environment. This worked until recently but now I get problems with \label ...
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limiting space used by gb4e and adding language information to the right

Often authors provide the language name together with examples. The language name is flushed to the right. This works well with short examples but looks ugly with long examples. The code below ...
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Stacked diacritics list [closed]

I'm working on a Unicode version of TIPA, with lots of additional glyphs & diacritics. I need to define OT features governing diacritic placement, but for practical purposes it's hard to define ...
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Please suggest what went wrong in my code

My code are follow: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} %\newcommand{\cmark}{\ding{51}}% \newcommand{\xmark}{\ding{55}} %\usepackage{kpfonts} %\usepackage{mdwlist} %\usepackage{fixltx2e}...
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What causes siunitx and ot-tableau to be incompatible?

ot-tableau is a package to produce optimality-theoretic tableaux for use in linguistics. These are basically stylised tabu environments. ot-tableau offers dashed lines between constraints (=columns), ...
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Fixing animation with forest

I used bottom up creation of trees with this solution: Presenting a {forest} tree from bottom to top in beamer. But it now seems to have stopped working. When I do the following I get some edges ...
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Using hfill with cgloss4e [duplicate]

This answer shows how to use \hfill in glosses within linguex. I can't seem to load "cgloss.sty" that is mentioned in the answer to Overleaf (by adding usepackage{cgloss} in the preamble -- ...
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Creating custom enumeration [duplicate]

This question must have been asked before, but I couldn't find anything. How would I create lists like this one: (1) This is a sentence (Note 1) Gloss1 ...
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Arrows in Forest

How can I keep arrows in the forest environment from overlapping with tree elements? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Reset numbering using \enumsentence

I am using \enumsentence and \eenumsentence for numbering examples. I wonder if I want to reset the counter for an example, what commands are necessary? For example, I have an example whose counter is ...
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Overriding table alignment for linguistic glossing

A linguistics publisher wants me to switch from morpheme-by-morpheme alignment: to word-by-word alignment: I have been using the tabular environment for glossing. For the purposes of this question, ...
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How to use gb4e to produce glossed example with bracket?

I would like to use the package gb4e to produce glossed example with bracket, but I don't know which part is incorrect. \begin{exe} \ex \gll \lb{ }Zhangsan zhidao \lb{ } Lisi taoyan ziji. ]]\\ ...
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KOMA footnotes and epltxfn.sty

I am trying to use my own style for footnotes defined with scrartcl together with the footnote-specific example labeling (i) for expex provided by epltxfn. However, whichever of the two footnote ...
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Problems with linguex regarding spacing

I have a problem regarding changing values of parameters of linguex. In the documentation it says that you can change the value of \Extopsep, which is responsible for spacing before and after the ...
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Labels placed incorrectly in pst-jtree

When trying to draw a tree with pst-jtree, the node labels end up all stacked on top of each other. The following code (which requres xelatex) should place the labels at the terminal nodes: \...
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Aligning phonological rules on different lines to each other using expex and phonrule

I'm trying to typeset three rewrite rules to each other. Each rule is contained in an expex example to keep consistent with the numbering elsewhere in the document. At present, I have the following: ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=10000] [duplicate]

I am a Spanish linguist working on writing my dissertation using RMarkdown. My document was compiling fine into a pdf until I tried to add examples and glosses using the gb4e package. I am working on ...
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Displaying IPA symbols in Beamer

I'm trying to use IPA symbols as well as letters described here in a beamer presentation, but it doesn't seem to work. For the alphabet described in the link I have \tracinglostchars2 \usepackage{...
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Unable to type ⱱ with tipa [duplicate]

Like the title states, I am unable to find a way to type ⱱ (the voiced labiodental flap aka v with a right hook) in my document using the tipa package. Perhaps I am just unable to find it (searched ...
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Updated gb4e + cgloss has fixed spacing between gloss and translation, but not between “preamble” and gloss

I just changed the glossing in a paper I am writing in order to fix the alignment spacing, so instead of using /glll, I am using /gll + adding the top line manually with //. However, this has resulted ...
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Is there a way to make the first line of a four-line gloss not have gloss alignment spacing? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was a way to make the first line in a four-line interlinear gloss not conform to glossing alignment/gloss spacing. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{gb4e,cgloss} \...
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Reducing Size of Tikz-QTree [duplicate]

Only about half of the following tree shows up on my screen, but there is a tonnnnn of white space. Is there any way for me to reduce this and change the length of some of the lines in order for it to ...
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forest with included TikZ graphs breaks the build (nodewalk stepped to the invalid node)

With this LaTeX document: \documentclass[czech]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{DejaVu Serif} \setsansfont[Mapping=tex-text]{DejaVu Sans} \...
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How can I put part of my section/subsection heading into small caps?

I want to to have section headings like \section{-\textit{rqsa} `Affirmative suffix (\textsc{aff}'} Note that there are dozen sections like this, so it's not just a solution for this one example. ...
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How to Type Clitic Examples with the gb4e Package

I was struggling to use clitics in my glosses, as it forces the use of an = sign. I searched for a long time, but every question I was able to find was specific to math. Normally, the use of ...
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Capacity Error (with isolated problematic excerpt from code/minimal non-working example) [duplicate]

I am working on an article in XeLaTeX and I am getting this error: capacity exceeded main memory size=5000000 By moving around \end{document} and by cutting and pasting various parts of the document, ...
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Changing the \printglosssary output with leipzig package

Consider the following MWE - \documentclass{article} \usepackage{leipzig} \makeglossaries \renewcommand{\firstleipzigfont}[1]{\textit{\leipzigfont{#1}}} \begin{document} \Pfv \...
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Subfigures Listed on Wrong Page in Contents Section (package: subcaption)

I have read through http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/caption/subcaption.pdf and could not find an answer. There are several questions with similar titles on here, but none of them ...
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UPDATED: {leipzig} Package [still] Not Producing a Glossary

[update: I tried the answer (as best as I could) that was commented and seemed to work for one person, but the problem is still persisting] I tried this on PDFLaTeX, but since asking this question I ...
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Problem with using gb4e export of linguistic examples & unicode

I am new to LaTex - total rookie here, sorry if I'm not saying things properly lol! - and I am facing some problems with it. I am working with a web-based program called Dative for linguistic analysis ...
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leipzig package gives glossing abbreviations but does not print glossary

I used leipzig when typesetting my paper to get glossing abbreviations in smallcaps more easily and to automatically generate a glossary. However, I didn't get the package to work as it did for others....
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How to solve “command \f already defined” error when running ling-macros package

I'm typesetting my paper (linguistics) and it ran fine in XeLaTeX until I used the ling-macros package, which should have been working fine, given it's not a new package and I've found no similar ...
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Charis SIL font produces ? instead of IPA symbols

I'm trying to type IPA symbols into LaTeX for the first time (instead of using tipa) and for some reason, the IPA symbols aren't being recognized like I want them to. I'm using Charis SIL, compiling ...
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Glossaries \printglossary suddenly not working (0 entries accepted, 3 rejected)

I'm trying to use the glossaries package to make a list of abbreviations used in glossed linguistics examples (for which I use the package gb4e). Basically, the problem I'm getting is that my ...
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Centering text within an AVM + AVM subscript

I would like to center the text I've got within a simple AVM instead of having it left-aligned. Additionally, I've got subscripts that appear horizontally centered after the bracket, which I would ...
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Use custom font for numbers in linguex examples

I have a custom font specifically for numbered lists -- it renders the numbers in an enumeration in a nicer way than the standard main font. Once I've loaded the font into a new font family which I ...
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linguistics-style trees in Metapost

I'm trying to find the best way to draw linguistics-style trees in a way which is as agnostic as possible to the variety of TeX which is used (LaTeX, ConTeXt, or plain ol' TeX). Most of the ways to ...
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How do I number my images as examples?

I am trying to insert Syntax trees into a paper I am writing, but I am not sure how to number them. My trees are .png files, and I am inserting them into the document using \begin{figure} however, ...
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A version of `\ignorespaces` that doesn't overspill the line

I’m using commands based on the tabular environment to align pairs of words in a linguistics book. After some pairs, I use \ignorespaces to suppress spacing, but this causes lines to overspill. Is ...
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Big bracket structure (linguistics feature structure)

I would like to create something along the lines of this: I have tried, but failed miserably. I know that I can use \left[ and \right], but other than that I am completely lost. Can anybody help me ...
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BibLateX error when I insert \begin{figure}

I am working on a paper and I am using the BibLateX package for my bibliography. When I try to insert a figure using \begin{figure} the compilation fails and it gives me an error of the type >...
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Devanagari counters in package expex subexamples

I need Devanagari counters in package expex. %!TeX TS-Program=xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{marathi} \setmainfont[Script=Devanagari,Mapping=...
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Devanagari example with package linguex

This is an MWE formed with package linguex, for having numbered examples. I have also added an English example for the comparison. %!TeX TS-Program=xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Linguistics Example Alignment

I am currently working with the gb4e package for linguistics in LaTeX, and I am wondering if there is an easy way to align parts across examples. For instance, in the following example, I want to left ...
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linguex [judgment symbol]

I was wondering how to specify other judgment symbols besides *, ?, %, and # under \usepackage{linguex}. \ex. \a. *This is ungrammatical. \b. $\checkmark$This is grammatical. \c. (*)This ...
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Convert number to corresponding words in Russian

Is there any package that can convert any number to words in Russian? For example, I want to type something like this: \mysum=5000000 \numprint{\the\mysum} ₽ (\Numtotxt{\the\mysum} рублей) And to ...
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Using abbreviation commands in glosses

The package xspace allows for the definition of abbreviations like \NOM: \newcommand{\NOM}{\textsc{nom}\xspace} \xspace makes it possible to use \NOMin the text without a {}following the \NOM. ...
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How to edit .bst file to change the order of series name and number?

I'm using natbib and linquiry2 to typeset my bibliography (as you may notice I've already hacked ed. For the following .bib entry: @inproceedings{KornfiltPreminger:2015, Address = {Cambridge, MA}...
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Positioning two forest trees side by side as numbered gb4e subexamples [duplicate]

I am adjusting the tabularx solution to position two syntax trees side by side, as numbered subexamples. The problem I am having is too much whitespace between the second-level label ("a.") and the ...
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More than two glossing lines linguex

I am new here. I need some help with the use of linguex. I want to be able to make more than two even up to four glossing lines with that package like in the pdf here. But I fail to do it. Would ...

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