Convert Devanagari into romanized text: any automatic tools?
A.Griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Sun Mar 21 10:55:32 UTC 2004
Is the following reference of help?
> From: Richard MAHONEY <rbm49 at EXT.CANTERBURY.AC.NZ>
> Reply-To: Indology <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
> Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 13:11:53 +1200
> To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
> Subject: Re: Convert Devanagari into romanized text: any automatic tools?
> Dear Birgit,
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 07:26:13PM +0100, Birgit Kellner wrote:
>> No, I'm not talking about OCR.
>> What I'm talking about is that in Devanagari, words are not always
>> separated by spaces, but in romanized Sanskrit they are. I am talking
>> about conversion from non-separated Devanagari text to romanized text
>> where all words are separated with spaces. If you know of any macros
>> that can do this, please let me know. I'm having a hard time even
>> imagining this would be possible, let alone writing macros for this
>> purpose ...
> December last, Peter Scharf mentioned that he and a colleague were
> working on producing `morphological generation and analysis software
> for Sanskrit'. This software may be able to parse non-separated
> Devanagari text and then convert it into separated Romanised text. You
> might like to mail Scharf about the status of his project.
> Kind regards,
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