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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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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Extra indent between two examples expex

The TEXT between examples 1a & 1b is indented more than the usual. Is there any way to make it "normal"? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} \pex \a\begingl \gla ...
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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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remember picture not working with forest and tikzmark's subnode

According to the tikzmark documentation, when using \subnode, it should be possible to use ordinary node syntax (within a tikzpicture) to access this information. Thus after \node {a \subnode{a}{...
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expex: making comments on the right [duplicate]

Here's a code from this answer: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{expex} \gathertags \lingset{aboveglftskip=-.2ex,interpartskip=\...
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expex: referring to sentences

A question about this (or see the code below): Is there a way to be able to refer to the sentence/gloss right before it? Like this: Sentence (1) below shows that... (1) This is a sentence. When ...
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Continuous numbering of examples in footnotes within a chapter (and across chapters) in documentclass [report]

I am writing in the class [report] and using package linguex for numbered examples in main text and in footnotes. I need to make my examples in footnotes numbered continuously. The issue is that ...
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Easiest way to make long passages of glosses

What's the easiest way to do a long passage (like a full page or 2) of glosses? Would be great if I can convert directly from a spreadsheet like a CSV or something. If I can make a 2 column ...
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Conflict between gb4e and xyling

I am trying to use both the gb4e and xyling packages (I've long used the former, the latter is new for me), and they produce an error when used in the same document (whichever order they're called in)....
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Crossing branches with forest or TikZ

I'm very new to LaTeX and especially to forest. I need to create the tree in the picture, which I did with xyling, in forest or TikZ. I can't solve the problem with any of these. My problem is how to ...
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Italic lowercase letter “a”

As you know there are two forms of lowercase letter A: 'a' and 'ɑ'. I am writing a linguistics article and use IPA where the two characters denote different things. There are cases where I want to ...
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Import csv file: How can I merge information from different lines?

I am trying to compile a bilingual dictionary from a spreadsheet file that was exported as csv. The file contains columns with the kinds of information that one would expect from a dictionary: lexeme, ...
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Parallel examples with glosses on same line [duplicate]

I'm writing a linguistics paper and I need to use the example environment a lot. I have noticed in some papers that examples are presented in parallel, that is with 2 different examples starting on ...
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Attaching text box to tikzpicture (syntax tree)

I'm looking to attach some text to a specific node in this syntax tree with an arrow. Currently, I can't get the text to span over multiple lines, so it just cuts off once it reaches the right margin. ...

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