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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Morpho-phonological insertion in syntactic tree

I need to draw a tree that partially reproduces one from a paper I'm citing in my dissertation. With the following code I obtain the tree below. However, what I need is to draw the connection between ...
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Alignment of elements within tikzpicture

I am trying to represent the prosodic tones of an utterance but I'm failing to align some elements which should be aligned. Here's the minimal working example of what I'm doing: \documentclass{book} \...
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Add spacing beneath multi-line covington gloss

I would like there to be some space below the last (populated) line of a covington gloss so that long glosses are easier to read. This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{covington} \begin{...
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How to add some space between subexamples of expex?

I want to add some space between the sub-examples generated with package expex. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{expex} \lingset{% belowglpreambleskip=-0.5ex,% ...
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Adding a line of text in glossed examples

Here's the code I'm working with (you need cgloss.sty to run it): \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{linguex} \usepackage{cgloss} \begin{document} \ex. \ag. This is a sentence. \\ a b c d\\ \...
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Drawing an HS tableau

I want to draw a tableau like this picture. OT tableau package is not helpful in this case. Don't care about the phonetics symbols. Just write it with a,b,c and 1,2,3 the columns and rows.
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Using gb4e with amsbook class

I am required to use amsbook for a project, but I find that it messed up the alignment of interlinear glosses with the gb4e package. Here's my code: \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{...
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Should I go for a table layout to create this?

I have this in a printed book and I want to create the same in LaTeX. Should I use two tables, one for the left and one for the right side? should I set hidden borders on the tables except the outer ...
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Should I use minipages to re-create this document in LaTeX?

I would like to re-create this document in LaTeX and I was wondering how to proceed. Should I create two minipages, one for the left (45%) and the other for the right (45%)? 10% spacing between them, ...
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Using Philex how can I change the spacing between subexamples?

Please, can someone explain how to patch Philex to customize the spacing between examples, subexamples and subsubexamples, respectively. For example, if I want spacing between subexamples but no ...
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How can I re-create this table in LaTeX?

I would like to re-create the table below in LaTeX. It's an A4 paper in landscape orientation. The way I did it in LibreOffice Writer was using nested tables that have their borders hidden. In the ...
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Is there anything that could be additionaly improved in my XeLaTeX document?

Thanks for @wipet for providing me this code https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/634816/263939 \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{enumitem} \...
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Forest latex how to go to next line in node child

I am just experiencing with forest, and I'd like to have a responsive child, and not to be in one line as shown in the figure below: I'd like to split the text of all child of 1 level. I already ...
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Using the word "write" as a label makes compilation crash

Took me all night (literally) to figure out. Compilation was failing one time out of two, with the following original error (line 12) : "Bad space factor (0)". That was crazy because ...
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Refer to a range of subsubexamples

I use Cleveref to refer to subexamples such as "2a–c". Now I want to use crefrange to refer to 1ai–ii as well. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{philex} \usepackage{cleveref} ...
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custom \xlist environment for simplistic speaker labels in gb4e

this is my first post to tex stack exchange so I apologise if the post is missing required information. I'm using gb4e to produce linguistic examples for my dissertation, and I'm trying to find the ...
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Merge entries in leipzig/glossaries

I'm using the leipzig package (itself an interface for glossaries) to handle glossing in my examples. I was curious if there is any way to merge the entries for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person in the list of ...
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Produce Lexical Functional Grammar Lexical Mapping Theory representations in Latex

I am using Latex for my scientific productions. However, I need a package that would help me to represent Lexical Mapping Theory representation, but I do not know how I can do that. I have attached ...
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LaTeX symbol for c_0

Given the importance of the speed of light to so many in areas of science, engineering, computing, etc. and so many areas of daily life, particularly for example with the electromagnetic spectrum that ...
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Turn on double spacing between gb4e lines

I need to set double spacing between the lines of linguistic examples. The command \doublespacing works for the regular paragraphs, but not inside exe environments. Below, I give a MWE. \documentclass{...
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Numbers appearing below figures when using gb4e

I'm trying to number my figures in Latex, and in linguistics it's conventional for the number to appear above the figure. It's also conventional for all tables, figures and examples to receive the ...
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Problem with Computational Linguistic Template - COLI - CLV3.cls

I am trying to use the Computational Linguistic journal's latex template. In compiling their manual example "COLI-manual3.tex" I get the following: ! Extra \endgroup. \document ->\...
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Nodeconnect lines don't show up

I just installed miktex/texmaker and run an example from here http://mally.stanford.edu/~sr/computing/latex-example.html .But the lines that connect the tree don't show up like in the example. How do ...
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Forest Node Alignment with Tikz Rectangle Drawing

I am using MacTeX/TeXLive 2021 and the newest version of TeXStudio. For compiling, I am using Latexmk. In the tree below, I would like for the green box placed on the VP to affect the positioning of ...
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How to use slanted, bold, sans serif, or typewriter IPA symbols (TIPA) in ClassicThesis?

I want to use slanted IPA symbols in ClassicThesis. I am using the TIPA package. According to the package's documentation, the code below should give slanted, bold extended, sans serif, and typewriter ...
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Reduce vertical space before and after gb4e in footnote, align example with footnote text

This is most definitely a follow-up question to Not excessively stretch vertical space between elements in gb4e (glossing verse text; issue w/ enumitem) and probably related to Adjust margins and ...
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Typing Brackets '[' ']' Within a Node in Tikz Q-Tree

I am trying to make a tree with Tikz Q-Tree wherein one of the nodes/the text shown needs to read: [+past]. However, brackets are used in the construction of the tree itself, so when I include them in ...
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Not excessively stretch vertical space between elements in gb4e (glossing verse text; issue w/ enumitem)

Part of my data is verse text which I'd prefer to gloss line by line. I toyed with this setup (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex \gll der wídem vnd der ...
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Is this IPA symbol for a long vowel available?

Is the below marked symbol available in any of the font?
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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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