A tagset is a list of part-of-speech tags (POS tags for short), i.e. labels used to indicate the part of speech and sometimes also other grammatical categories (case, tense etc.) of each token in a text corpus.

Cundeelee Wangka POS tagset

Cundeelee Wangka part-of-speech tagset is available in Cundeelee Wangka corpora annotated by linguists from Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre in Kalgoorlie, Australia.

An Example of a tag in the CQL concordance search box: [tag="(.*+|b)Pst(+.*|b)"] finds all verbs in past tense, e.g. tjunu, watjarnu (note: please make sure that you use straight double quotation marks)

POS Tag Description Example
Assoc associated with tjukurritja
Bene benefactor / for someone kurtaku
Com command suffix for verbs mantjila
Cmp completed action N/A
Cont continuous action ngarrima
DiffSbj different subject / action of another / other actor nyinanyangka
Emph emphatic palyartu
From coming from a location or after an action palunytjanu
Ft future tense of verb yungku
I instrument yapungka
Imp imperative (command) N/A
IntrsSbj subject of an intransitive sentence tjurta
Loc location wiltjangka
Name proper name Urrkakulpa
Neg negative wiya
Obj object kuka
Pert pertaining to malikitja
Poss possessive palumpa
Pres present tense of verb ngaranyi
Prgr progressive N/A
Pst past tense of verb tjunu
PstReg past regressive ngalkuningi
SeqSim actions in sequence (one subject or doer who does various things one after the other or simultaneously) pakara
Sbj subject paluru
TrsSbj subject of a transitive sentence tjurtangku
T time (when) wiyangka
1sg 1st person singular (I) ngayuku
1dl 1st person dual (we two) ngali
1pl 1st person plural (we all) nganarna
2sg 2nd person singular (you one) nyurra
2dl 2nd person dual (you two) N/A
2pl 2nd person plural (you all) N/A
3sg 3rd person singular (he, she, it) paluru
3pl 3rd person dual (they two) pula
3dl 3rd person plural (they all) tjana

Where example is N/A, no actual use of the tag has been observed in existing Cundeelee Wangka corpora.


Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre. See more at http://wangka.com.au/about-languages/cundeelee-wangka/

Cundeelee Wangka corpora

Sketch Engine offers one Cundeelee Wangka corpus.