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For tools that work with natural/constructed (but not programming) languages in some way (learning languages, grammar/spell/style checker, language generation …).

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Side-by-side bilingual Wikipedia reading app

I need a Wikipedia app that shows articles in both Japanese and French at the same time. I know that many Wikipedia reading apps (including the official app) allow switching between languages, but it ...
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Romanian virtual keyboard layout with special characters for Android

I have acquired a rather basic tablet for the simple purpose of writing. I am using different languages, amongst which Romanian. Gboard has a Romanian language but the keyboards under that are not ...
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Semantic Role Labeling tool for German Text (preferably in Python)

For a research project, I would like to make use of a Semantic Role Labeling tool. It does not matter whether it is rule-based or learning-based, but it has to be (pre-trained and) ready to use, able ...
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Windows app or software for suggesting our own vocabulary list daily as little popup?

This question was migrated from English Language & Usage Stack Exchange because it can be answered on English Language & Usage Meta Stack Exchange. Migrated 2 days ago. I need a software like ...
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Software for syntax coloring English language

I recently read this argument about why syntax coloring/highlighting is not useful when writing code. The article featured this image of syntax-colored English text: While the article argues against ...
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static site generator

I'm looking for a static site generator that supports (preferably all of) the following features: free and open-source is indeed static, i.e., no javascript et al in the generated content, usable ...
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Finding synonyms in a list of words

I have a list of words that have been used as tags to describe different posts in a social media database. To consolidate this list of tags, I would like a tool that would highlight any words that are ...
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English etymology dictionary usable on Windows

There's this video where a guy explains meanings of medical terms: https://youtu.be/TMy0vJfKvzI?t=178 He explains the word "hypokalemia" as: "hypo" - meaning "low" "kal" - meaning "potassium" (K) "...
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Speech comparison engine

I need a lightweight, non-cloud library to compare speech samples with words (preferrably for English, French, German, Spanish and pther languages), written in JS or WebAssembly or compiled for JS ...
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Any tools to find sentences or usages by inputing grammatical patterns?

In this question I asked how I can find a verb that can lead the entity information retrieval in a formal way. Any such tools?
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Spell checker that will work within any Windows application

I'm seeking recommendations for an English spell-checker that will work within any Windows app. Required Features: Compatible with Windows 7-10 Ability to spell check existing text in a window. For ...
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Decomposition of Chinese characters into strokes

Once upon a time, there was a software that would teach you how to write Chinese characters, stroke by stroke. I can't recall its name, all I have is a screenshot, dating back to 2007. I'm looking ...
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Is there a Chrome extension for having & remembering a different locale per tab?

Background I write in both Hebrew and English. I switch between them using the default combination keys of ALT+SHIFT (I know it's different for other users around the world). Windows OS has a ...
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A backup tool which can upload to FTP

I'm now using Cobian Backup Gravity for this purpose but it has some issues: - It doesn't support Cyrillic / Unicode file names in archives (it says in the FAQ it does though) Now I don't have enough ...
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Data entity definition language

I'm aware that most languages allow you to define data entities and the relationships between then in various ways; but I'm wondering if there's anything that's targeted specifically at holding this ...
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Open Source alternative to Wit.ai

Are there some open source alternatives to what Wit.ai does, i.e. mapping voice/text queries to actions by defining recognition patterns? (Wit.ai has an open API, but source code is closed, making ...
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Unaccentuate a word for a URL Wiktionary search

I use Anki to learn Russian vocabulary. I have been trying to create my own card template with an URL that points towards Wiktionary. The problem is that my words are most often accentuated (because, ...
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Interpreter for any (hopefully popular) language written in Javascript

I have a project where I have to execute potentially unsafe code and I thought about using eval and it does work because most of the use cases imply having code written by oneself or other team ...
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Language detection

Is there a service I can call programmatically to determine what language the UTF-8 encoded word belongs to? I tried using Apache Tika and it does not work at all. LanguageDetector detector = new ...
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Natural language generation for Japanese

I am looking for tools, libraries, software or services to generate natural Japanese text from raw data. The best example of what I am trying to do is the commercial tool Wordsmith from Automated ...
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Generate a sunburst plot from a list of strings

I am looking for a program that can generate a sunburst plot from a list of strings. For example, if I have a list of strings: How many glasses are on the tab ? What does the sign say ? Has the ...
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Open web frameworks for making searchable multilingual dictionaries

Is there any open-source web framework for making searchable multilingual dictionaries, that have good support for making plugins or API to automate making new entries? Some background: In my studies,...
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How can I delete non-english words from text file?

I want to delete all words, which are not English, from the text file. I have done some research about the topic on google and have found a python tool which is named pyenchant for this task. I have ...
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App for learning only words I want to learn in foreign language

I'm looking for some app or program where I can put my own foreign language words (words I come across and I don't know them). Then I can learn them using some tests or repeating/drilling them. Is ...
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Minimalist and permissive programing language

I’m looking for the most suitable programing language that would fit the most those requirements (by order of importance): Able to communicate with another “master” program running on the same ...
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Identifying foreign language in text

We are meant to implement some accessibility measures on a website, including one that requires that all words in a different language are properly identified, thanks to a lang=xx attribute. Example: ...
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Android app: read texts in foreign language with translations

I'm looking for: I'm searching for Android app that allows user to read texts in foreign language. The main feature I look for is ability to click on word / sentence and get translation for this in ...
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List of possible English words with some letters missing

Are there any websites where I can find the list of possible English words from a word with some letters missing? Example word : "O_" From "O_" (two letter word starting with O), the following list ...
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A Japanese language app for iOS with this particular quality(please read the description)?

You see, it MUST have this particular quality: sometimes I see a kanji that I don't know the meaning of,unfortunately there isn't any kana/furigana therefore I don't know how to spell it and since I ...
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Tool to collect and learn new words and idioms

I am looking for a tool for collecting, learning, usage analyzing of idioms or just new words. I see that it can be application with web- and mobile interfaces for input new words with well-known ...
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Python module providing `word_is_in_language(string word, string ebnf)`

I have a EBNF document, and I want to programmatically determine whether input strings are in the language defined by the EBNF. Are there any python modules that can help me with this?
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Language recognizer (from a sound tell whether French/Romanian/Korean/etc)

I want an Android app that can listen to someone speaking and tell what language it is. Example: Sound "The Maharashtra government has given a 90-day period for manufacturers to dispose of existing ...
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Android International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) keyboard

I am looking for an Android keyboard which would be used by linguists to enter International Phonetic Alphabet characters in Android. These would be used in at least two places that I can think of. ...
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Language detection at shell command

I need to detect the language of a huge amount of files, and I was wondering if there is some tool which I could use in a way similar to this, in linux command shell: langdetector filetodetect > ...
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Which tool makes transliteration of Hebrew words for documents?

Is there any tool that translates Hebrew characters into Latin characters? Not single word, but documents or many words. The OS is iOS for IPad, I need a GUI, format is docx, and I would not pay.
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English thesaurus program for Windows

I'm looking for an English Thesaurus program to use in Windows. While I could just go out a buy one, I think it would be more effective if I had a digital one which I could just swap out to while ...
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Software/web-tool that shows existing connections between words

Could anyone suggest a tool (a Web app or for OS X) that has the following function? Given a word → generate all its related words (synonyms) and show its connections (how these words are related).
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Vocabulary building browser extension

Are there any extensions for browsers where I can add words and build vocabulary to learn added words later? I currently use Google Translate extension for Chrome, which is very useful. If I read an ...
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An application to learn English [closed]

I want an app to learn English by remembering vocabulary. There's many recommandation which is required to be tried one by one. It's best based on iso.
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strong mutation control *and* named optional arguments

I love purely functional languages like haskell and erlang, because of their strong control over mutation, but there are practical aspects of them I really don't like. Specifically, I think it's ...
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Word reminder Application

Recently I started to learn German, I used to watch TV with subtitles and read some stories. Actually I use Linguee to translate the words and then write them in a piece of a paper to memorize the ...
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Web app that will parse a Russian sentence

I am primarily looking for a free site that will parse a Russian sentence. Before posting this, my searches led me to Link Grammar Parser, but it looks as if the only way to use it is to download ...
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Looking for a PHP library to provide end-users with advanced queries

Customer wants to be able to write highly customized universal conditions for scheduled reports for his intranet website. Think about something similar to JIRA and Jira Query Language (JQL). Is ...
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Read out-loud program for pronunciation and proof-reading

In iOS you can ask the computer to read a text out-loud using 'speech'. For me it's very useful, as I'm not a native speaker, to proof-read text and to check the pronunciation. The problem though is ...
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Programming language w/o pointers and sizeof?

I'd like to create a source transpiler for a simple language to target high-level languages in general. For example, AnyC++LikeLanguage to Lua. I'm looking for a language like C++¹, however... that ...
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I want to develop a web app in a scripting language without mutable state

I like Django and Rails because changes to my backend can load very fast (compared to a Java based web framework) and I like Haskell because of the absence of mutable state. I would like a web ...
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What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management?

What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management or task or workflow management. These are the requirements: 1- allow users to send an email to outlook via ...
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Android app for learning German (exclusively) vocabulary?

I'm looking for an app for learning German vocabulary. The app should be available for Android OS and have the following features: Vocabulary learning focused (not a mix of both vocabulary, grammar, ...
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Open source .NET library for automatic Russian text summarization

I need a library to automatically summarize a text written in Russian. Requirements: Summarize a text (for instance from 5000 characters to 500 characters) Works with Russian Open source Usable from ...
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Web application for recognizing Russian cursive

My father recently passed away at the age of 92. I found numerous letters written to him in the mid-60s from my grandfather. My father was a prisoner-of-war in the slave camps in Germany and wound up ...