15934Re: [Pali] Pali dictionary for Microsoft Word
- Nov 2, 2012Yes, 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:
>I presume you mean some thing that checks your spelling, not spells for
>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.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "frank k" <fcckuan@...>
>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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