About

extJWNL (Extended Java WordNet Library) is a Java API for creating, reading and updating dictionaries in WordNet format. extJWNL is an upgraded version of JWNL. The library was improved and now features support for:

  • creating, editing and writing dictionaries
  • encodings, including UTF-8
  • Java generics
  • huge dictionaries
  • instance dictionaries and static singletone dictionary
  • Maven
  • ewn: command-line tool to browse, create and edit dictionaries in WordNet format
  • and more

License

extJWNL is an open source library written in Java and licensed under BSD license (see license.txt).

Download

Download extJWNL binary release

Clone extJWNL source code

Maven dependency:

<dependency>
    <groupId>net.sf.extjwnl</groupId>
    <artifactId>extjwnl</artifactId>
    <version>1.8.0</version>
</dependency>
<dependency>
    <groupId>net.sf.extjwnl</groupId>
    <artifactId>extjwnl-data-wn31</artifactId>
    <version>1.2</version>
</dependency>

Documentation

extJWNL is accompanied with JavaDocs, extJWNL Wiki, extJWNL forums where you can ask questions and Issues where you can submit bugs.

Acknowledgements

This refactoring was done by as a part of work on GeoWordNet in KnowDive group.