lemon is a model for representing lexicons relative to ontologies. The model has since been published as a W3C vocabulary. The most up-to-date information on the model can be found on the OntoLex Community Group and its Wiki. Much of the content on this website refers to the version published in 2010 by the Monnet project and is maintained to ensure future compatability. For WordNet users please refer to the specific profiles from the Global WordNet Assocation and the Collaborative Interlingual Index (CILI)
Lemon is a model for modeling lexicon and machine-readable dictionaries and linked to the Semantic Web and the Linked Data cloud. It was designed to meet the following challenges
Lemon was developed by the Monnet project as a collaboration between:
Lemon API is a Java-based interface for using lemon that is compatible with all major platforms. In addition, there is a Wiki-like site for manipulating and publishing lemon data, called Lemon Source. This includes a service for generating lexica from ontologies.
Lemon is still under development and we welcome contributions. If you wish to get involved please join the W3C OntoLex Community Group