wnintro - Man Page

WordNet user commands


wn - command line interface to WordNet database

wnb - window based WordNet browser


This section of the WordNet Reference Manual contains manual pages that describe commands available with the various WordNet system packages.

The WordNet interfaces wn(1) and wnb(1) allow the user to search the WordNet database and display the information textually.  

Environment Variables (Unix)


Base directory for WordNet.  Default is /usr/local/WordNet-3.0.


Directory in which the WordNet database has been installed.   Default is WNHOME/dict.

Registry (Windows)


Base directory for WordNet.  Default is C:\Program Files\WordNet\3.0.

See Also

grind(1), wn(1), wnb(1), wnintro(3), wnintro(5), wnintro(7).

Fellbaum, C. (1998), ed. "WordNet: An Electronic Lexical Database". MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.


WordNet has a World Wide Web site at http://wordnet.princeton.edu.  From this web site users can learn about the WordNet project, run several different interfaces to the WordNet database, and download various WordNet system packages and "Five Papers on WordNet".

Referenced By

wn(1), wnb(1), wnintro(3), wnintro(5), wnintro(7), wnpkgs(7).

Dec 2006 WordNet 3.0 WordNet™ User Commands