Hyperonym
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A predicate P is said two be a hyperonym of another predicate Q iff Q is a special case of P:
- For any pair of predicates P,Q:
P is a hyperonym of Q iff
for all x,
Q(x) →P(x)
and
not (P(x) →Q(x))
The term 'hyperonym' is a converse of the term hyponym.
Examples
- 'animal' (hyperonym) vs. 'dog' (hyponym)
Other languages
- German Hyperonym (de)
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