TAN keywords for verbs (<verb>)

This file has been created ad hoc to some basic terms for verbs involved in the creation and editing of TAN files.

Master location: http://textalign.net/release/TAN-1-dev/TAN-key/verbs.TAN-key.xml

Table 9.12. TAN keywords for verbs

keywords (optional values of @which)IRIsComments
  • is about

  • discusses

The textual subject is about the object, normally a topic.

  • paraphrases

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:paraphrases

The textual subject paraphrases the textual object. Relationship may be direct or indirect.

  • quotes

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:quotes

The textual subject quotes from the textual object. Relationship may be direct or indirect. This implies that the subject postdates the object.

  • alludes or refers to

  • refers or alludes to

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:alludes-or-refers-to

The textual subject alludes to or refers to the textual object. The allusion or reference may be direct or indirect. This implies that the subject postdates the object.

Although some people may distinguish alluding from refering, this vocabulary item does not, since the distinction is very frequently hard to identify, and many people use the terms interchangeably. If gradation is needed, @cert should be used.

  • parallels

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:parallels

The textual subject is topically or textually parallel to the textual object. Any textual relationship that exists may go from roughly similar up through verbatim. Nothing is implied about whether subject quotes from object, vice versa, or both draw from a common source. Nothing is implied about the chronological priority of the object or subject.

  • omits

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:omits

The subject omits the reading at the locus. The claim takes no object.

  • agrees

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:agrees

The subject agrees with the reading at the locus. The claim takes no object.

  • appends

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:appends

The subject adds words defined by the object to the end of the locus.

  • replaces

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:replaces

The subject replaces the reading at the locus with the words defined by the object.

  • indicates

  • provides written evidence that

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:verb:indicates

The subject provides evidence for a certain claim.