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15934Re: [Pali] Pali dictionary for Microsoft Word

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  • Kumara Bhikkhu
    Nov 2, 2012
      Yes, and so it would probably be significantly larger than the
      in-built English spelling dictionary. Wonder if having that loaded
      onto the memory would slow down the system.

      Stephen Hodge wrote thus at 10:54 PM 02-11-12:
      >Dear Frank,
      >
      >I presume you mean some thing that checks your spelling, not spells for
      >witches.
      >
      >The problem with this is that one would need to note all the various changes
      >for sandhi in compounds (vowels, doubling of consonants etc) -- which are
      >very long, made up of many words, and one might need to include all of
      >these. Then there is also the more basic problem of the vibhaktis (the
      >noun/adj and verbs endings). To create such a spelling checker, I think one
      >perhaps would first need to lemmatize the entire Pali canon ~ which is
      >do-able. Similar lemmatized data-bases exist for large Sanskrit texts such
      >as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.
      >
      >Best wishes,
      >Stephen Hodge
      >
      >
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "frank k" <fcckuan@...>
      >To: <pali@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 5:47 PM
      >Subject: [Pali] pali dictionary for microsoft word
      >
      >
      > >I imagine many people have partial pali dictionaries for spell checking on
      > > microsoft word. I'm wondering if anyone has attempted a full scale
      > > complete
      > > pali dictionary for ms word?
      > >
      > > -frank
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