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This is often the second one quantity of a distinct assortment that brings jointly the simplest English-language difficulties created for college students competing within the Computational Linguistics Olympiad. those difficulties are consultant of the various parts provided within the pageant and designed with 3 rules in mind:

· To problem the coed analytically, with no requiring any specific wisdom or adventure in linguistics or laptop science;
· to show the coed to the various varieties of reasoning required while encountering a brand new phenomenon in a language, either as a theoretical subject and as an utilized problem;
· To foster the average interest scholars have in regards to the workings in their personal language, in addition to to introduce them to the sweetness and constitution of alternative languages;
· to benefit concerning the versions and methods utilized by pcs to appreciate human language.

Aside from being a enjoyable highbrow problem, the Olympiad mimics the talents utilized by researchers and students within the box of computational linguistics.

In an more and more worldwide economic climate the place companies function throughout borders and languages, having a robust pool of computational linguists is a aggressive virtue, and a tremendous element of either defense and development within the twenty first century.

This selection of difficulties is a superb normal creation to the sphere of linguistics in the course of the analytic challenge fixing method.

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A. b. c. d. e. f. I. Tr i qua m t cu c b dâu II. Tr m n m trong cõi ng i ta III. Tr i xanh quen thói má h ng ánh ghen IV. Nh ng i u trông th y mà au n lòng V. Ch tài ch m nh khéo là ghét nhau VI. L gì b s c t phong Translation by Huynh Sanh Thong 29 Ch Nôm _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Qu c Ng _____ _____ _____ _____ VI _____ (15) Possessed in Vanuatu (1/3)*** Vanuatu is a South Pacific country with 74 populated islands and more than 100 languages belonging to the Oceanic language family, which is made up of languages spoken from Papua New Guinea to Hawaii to Easter Island.

North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad, 2011 Round 1. This problem has been reproduced with the permission of the author. 45 (24) Counting in Irish (1/1)** Irish, also known as Erse, Gaeilge, or Irish Gaelic, is spoken by approximately 260,000 people in Ireland. There are about 25,870 speakers in the USA, or about one in every 10,000 Americans. It is a Celtic language, distantly related to English. 1. Translate the following phrases into English: a. naoi mbád déag is ceithre fichid b.

This problem has been reproduced with the permission of the author. 43 (22) Tiger Tale (2/2) Tersangka Pencurian Harimau Dibayar Rp18 Juta Police arrest poacher for brutally killing tiger Rabu, 2 September 2009 00:52 WIB | Peristiwa Hukum/Kriminal | Dibaca 683 kali Jon Afrizal, THE JAKARTA POST, Jambi Thu, 09/03/2009 11:28 AM | The Archipelago Jambi (ANTARA News) - Syamsuddin alias Udin Bolu (27), salah satu tersangka pelaku pencurian harimau Sumatera (panthera tigris Sumatrae) mengaku menerima bayaran Rp18 juta untuk melakukan aksinya.

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