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Semantic prototypes
A 
Animal
AA 
Animal group
AB 
microorganism
ac 
abstract countable
ac-cat 
Abstract category
Acell
Cell (biological)
ac-sign 
Abstract sign
act 
Act
act-c 
Act, countable
act-d
Act, doable
activity
Activity
act-move
Movement
act-play
Play, game
act-s
Speech act
act-talk
Speech, talk activity
Adom
Domesticated animal, pet
Aent
Insect
Aich
Fish, water animal
am
Abstract, mass
amount
Amount
Amyth
Mythical animal
an
Anatomy
anbo
Plant anatomy
anent
Insect anatomy
anfeat
Anatomy: physical, discrete features
anich
Fish (water animal) anatomy
anmov
Anatomy: moveable parts
anorg
Anatomy: organs and muscles
anorn
Bird (air animal) anatomy
anost
Bones
anzo
Animal (earth) anatomy
Aorn
Bird (air animal)
Azo
Animal (earth animal)
B
Plant
BB
Plant group, location defined by plantation
Bbush
Bush
Bflo
Flower
Btree
Tree
build
Building, structure
Bveg
Vegetable
cc
Physical object
cc-beauty
 Ornamental thing
cc-board
 Board, Plank
cc-cord
Cord
cc-fire
Fire object
cc-h
Artifact
cc-light
Lighting object (<tool-light>)
cc-org
Organic object
cc-particle
Particle
cc-r
Readable (physical)
cc-rag
Rag, piece of cloth
cc-stick
Long thin object
cc-stone
Stone (<cc-round>)
cc-tube
Tube
cc-w
Picture (physical)
clo-?
Accessories
cloA
Animal clothing
cloH
Human clothing
cloH-shoe     
Shoe
clo-beauty    
Beauty clothing (<cc-orn>)
cm
Natural substance: unshaped mass entity
cm-chem
Chemical substance
cm-gas
Gas
cm-gas-h
Gas, human-made
cm-h
Human-made substance
cm-liq
Liquid substance
cm-liq-h
Liquid, human-made substance
col
Color
coll
Collective
coll-cc
Collective of things
coll-sem
Collective of semantical products
coll-tool
Collective of tools
con
Container
conv
Convention
cur 
Currency
dance
Dance (<act-dance>, <sem-l>)
dir 
Direction
domain
Domain
drink
Drink
drink-c
Drink: countable
drink-c-h
Drink: countable, human-made
drink-h
Drink: human-made
drink-m
Drink: mass
drink-m-h
Drink: mass, human-made
dur
Duration of time
event
Natural events: non-human agents
f
Feature
f-an
anatomical feature
f-h
human feature (<f-phys> or <f-psych>)
food
Food, edible
food-c
Food: countable
food-c-h
Food: countable, human-made
food-h
Food: human-made
food-m
Food: mass
food-m-h 
Food: mass, human-made
f-phys
Physical feature
f-phys-h
Human physical trait
f-psych 
Psychological feature
f-right
Social property/right
fruit
Fruit, vegetable, nut, etc.
fruit-c
Fruit etc.: countable
fruit-m
Fruit etc.: mass
f-soc
social feature
f-surf
surface feature
furn
Furniture
geom 
Geometrical form
geom-line
Line 
group
Group (<coll>?)
H 
Human being, person
handle
Handle
Hfam
Family member, relative
HH
Human group
Hideo
Follower or performer of ideology, religion, arts etc.
Hmyth
Mythical, fictional person
Hnat
Person with specific geografic, political, ethnic, national, etc. features
HHorg
Organisation
Hprof
Professional
Hsick
Sick person
Htitle
Title (of person)
inst
Institution: topological place as well as (potential) human agent
ism
Movement of thought
L
Location
Labs
Location: abstract
Lbar
Location: border, limit
Lciv
Civitas (towns, countries)
Lcover
Cover location
Lh
Human-made location (functional place)
ling
Language
Lmyth
Mythical location
lopening
Opening, hole
Lpath
Path location 
Lpic
Picture location
Lsem
Semantic location
Lstar
Star location
Lsurf
Surface location
Ltip
Tip location
Ltop
Topological location
Ltrap
Trap location
Lwater
Water location (sea, river, lake)
mat
Natural material
mat-cloth
Textile material (<mat-tex>)
mat-h
Artifactual (human-made) material
meta
Meta term: transparent 
meta-cat     
Meta category
meta-hypo    
Meta hyponym
mon
Monetary term
mon-c
Monetary term: countable
mon-m
Monetary term: mass
occ
Occasion
opening
Opening, object with opening
part
Part of whole
part-build   
Part of building
part-clo     
Part of clothing
part-mach    
Part of machine
part-V
Part of vehicle
per
Period of/in time
percep
Perception
percep-f
Perception: can be felt
percep-c
Perception: cognitive
percep-l
Perception: can be heard
percep-o
Perception: can be smelled (olfactory)
percep-t
Perception: can be tasted (<percep-taste>)
percep-w
Perception: can be seen
piece
Piece
pos
Position
pos-soc
Social position
process
Process (<act-m>)
rem
Remedy (cp. <cm-chem>)
repr
Representation: graphics and other symbols (cp. <cc-w>)
sem
Semiotic artifact
sem-c
Cognitive fact: result of cognitive/mental process
sem-l
Semiotic: something to listen to
sem-r
Semiotic: something to read
sem-s
Speech product
sem-w
Semiotic: something to watch
sick
Disease
sick-c
Disease: countable
sick-m
Disease: mass
sit
Situation
spice
Spice
sport
Sport
temp 
Temporal term
therapy
Therapy
tool
Tool
tool-cut
Tool for cutting
tool-mus
Musical instrument
tool-play
Toy
tool-sail
Sail
tool-shoot
Tool for shooting
tool-tie
Tool for binding
tool-w
Tool for watching
unit
Unit of measurement
V 
vehicle
Vair
Airborne vehicle
Vground
Ground vehicle
VV
Group of vehicles
Vwater
Water vehicle
wea
Weather
wea-c
Weather: countable
wea-m
Weather: mass
wea-rain
Weather: precipitation
wea-wind
Weather: wind
 
 


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