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Re: detecting the language of a word?

by rasta (Hermit)
on Dec 06, 2002 at 16:44 UTC ( #218094=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to detecting the language of a word?

I doubt on are there such kind of dictionary files since you, probably, should allow for all wordforms.
I guess you may check spelling of overall text in certain language and then check all rejected words in other languages.
I believe Text::Pspell could help you if you choise this approach.

-- Yuriy Syrota

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Re: Re: detecting the language of a word?
by tachyon (Chancellor) on Dec 06, 2002 at 17:45 UTC

    I doubt on are there such kind of dictionary files since you, probably, should allow for all wordforms.

    Very complete word lists do exist and are freely available from puzzlers websites like this one where you can get a list of 250,000 words or from the underground hacking sites where thay are used for dictionary attacks on password databases. I will leave it to you to investigate these ;-)

    cheers

    tachyon

    s&&rsenoyhcatreve&&&s&n.+t&"$'$`$\"$\&"&ee&&y&srve&&d&&print

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