[linux-elitists] word -> syllable count
Seth David Schoen
Tue Feb 22 16:59:04 PST 2000
Don Marti writes:
> Linux elitists,
> Anyone know of a library or program that will give me the
> syllable count of an English word? Hyphenation rules as used
> in TeX don't work, I don't think.
I've heard of such a thing as a syllable-count table. I think it's
probably derived from a phonetic dictionary such as is used by some
If you can get a phonetic dictionary, you can convert it to a
syllable-count table pretty easily.
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