|03-03-2012, 11:20 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2012
Device: Kindle, iPad
Mobi dictionaries with inflection
I am interested in making two dictionaries, one Latin-English and one French-English.
There are a few issues:
1. How can I generate inflection indices? Both Latin and French are highly inflected languages and a dictionary which does not support inflection is pretty much useless.
2. How can I deal with contractions in French. For example, it should understand that l'h˘tel begins with h instead of l.
3. How can I include macrons for Latin? I'd like to have amāre instead of amare.
|03-06-2012, 07:13 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Device: Kindle 3, PW2
There are already two Latin dictionaries available at MR:
1. Whitaker, William: Latin/English Dictionary
2. Lewis and Short: An Elementary Latin Dictionary
The Whitaker dictionary already contains inflections.
Mobipocket web site.
You could extract Latin inflections from the data that the Diogenes project generated and French inflections from this site.
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