The distribution of make to and make o has also been classified according to the three main categories of MEMT and EMEMT: "theoretical treatises," "surgical and anatomical treatises" and "remedies.
As shown in Figure 3, the MEMT component presents an overwhelming preference for to across the different text types, remedies in particular, since to is found over three times more often than o with 36.
CD-ROM with MEMT Presenter software by Raymond Hickey.
For this study, I have made a random selection of some of the remedy books comprised under the third category in MEMT to which I have added another one whose complete edition can be found in the medieval part of CoER, even though an excerpt of it is also present in MEMT.
It should be noted that R3 is an abbreviation derived from the name given in MEMT to an excerpt of the remedy book contained in G.
List of remedy books used in the analysis Abbreviation Name in MEMT Source Evk no.
As can be seen in the information directly taken from MEMT in Table 2 all samples but one have been extracted from editions.
However, my results suggest that there is not the same progression from top to bottom in the level of technicality the compilers of MEMT have attributed to texts as in their use of syntactic structures related to the use of non Germanic sources.
3) This transcription was made by Francisco Alonso Almeida for MEMT.
Despite the low number of DC tokens in the MEMT (33), the text-type distribution follows the pattern emerging from the MED data with respect to the surgical texts.
MEMT classification of MED data Surgical Specialised texts texts Remedies % of tokens 61% 32% 7% Sources 7 2 4 Items per source 6 11 125 Table 5.