Re: Online Language Identifier
- On Sat, 01 Oct 2005 06:51, Adam Walker wrote:
> --- Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...> wrote:I personally would think - if I was coming to Tanala without ever having known
> > I fed Xerox and Languid.cantbedone the following
> > text from my Tanala archives:
> > Enya renyarazre siritse! Se Sieratyi.
> > praratrashya-siritse?
> > Kebofutyo-siritse?
> > Xerox - Catalan
> > Languid - Spanish
> > So they were working on frequency of syllabic
> > structure? Ie, which vowels and
> > which consonants fitted together, and how often?
> > That's the impression I get.
> > Wesley Parish
> I have no idea how they were working, but Catalan
> seems a pretty informed guess without knowing any of
> the words. The first two sentences, especially, have
> several letter sequences that look Catalan-ish. That
> last line looks more like a Bantu language, though.
it before, I would think a word like praratrashya was indoaryan. But neither
of the language-guessers had Prakrit as an option, so I suppose ... ;)
kebofutyo is more random than anything else. I don't know any Bantu
languages, much to my regret. ;)
> Jin nifalud fistus todus idavi eseud adimpuudu ul isu fi aved niminchunadu
> pera ul Dju peu'l medju djul provedu cumvi dichid: «Iñi! Cunchepijid ed
> nadajid il virdjini ad junu huiju, ed cuamajuns ad si il Emanueli fi
> sñivigad ul Dju simu noviscu.»
> Machu 1:22-23
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