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Questions tagged [languages]

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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New to programming, keen to learn, practice and share [closed]

I am very keen to move on from WordPress HTML and CSS with the aim in 12 months of trying to find an entry level development role. There are so many programming languages out there so where to go ...
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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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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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Text to speech with language autodetection

I am pasting my Facebook posts into the T2S text to speech android app to listen them out. The problem is that I have to cut and paste each post separately, and also, my posts are in more than one ...
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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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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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Pike programming language [closed]

What do you think about the Pike programming language? I just discovered it and seems rather cool. Kind of dynamic C language with a standard library. Has anyone used it, and what was your ...
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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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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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OpenGL-type 3D app for inspecting animated speech formation and pathologies in the mouth, IPA-based for dentists, linguists, pathologists

I'm looking for an app based on OpenGL thart would be useful for linguists, speech pathologists, and dentists, and their respective students. IPA sounds, choose tongue teeth Gun gum saliva and ...
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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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NLTK script for affirming a yes or no question

I am looking for a Python script that uses NLTK to affirm a yes or no question. For example, if the input is "is texting while driving dangerous?", the script would output "texting while driving is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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A Software to Improve the students' ability of reading and pronunciation

I am looking for any platform application that Monitors and Improves the student ability to read and pronounce characters correctly: for example a text to be read by the student, the application gets ...
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Memorization software with prioritization

I'm trying to learn the constructed language Lojban, so I'm trying to find the right memorization software to do it. I really would like one that has some sort of prioritization feature so I can ...
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Thunderbird add-on to delete Russian emails

Is there such a thing? I get a lot of spam in Russian, and would like to delete it immediately it arrives, without having to create filters. Chinese would be a bonus, but the Russian spam is by far ...
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Fast server-side language or framework

I need to elaborate the global language stack of my website, especially on the server side. On each final user's request, the website has to perform some math computing (algorithm) on the server side ...
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Web service to parse English sentences in real-time

Are there English language parsers that I can access via web-services, which can return the format of the sentence in real-time? I have looked at the Stanford parser, but wonder what the community ...
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Generate list of semantically related words

I am looking for a method of generating lists of words which belong to the same class of "things" or concepts provided. Google (Labs I think) used to have an app where you could type words, e.g.: ...
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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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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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Detect language from long string blocks

i know this is a question that has already been asked before ( Old question on stack overflow ) but I've done my homeworks and share the results, and ask if there can be any other method appliable to ...
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Open Source Dialog System Natural Language Processing Engine?

Introduction and goal I'm interested to develop (possibly in Ruby language) Conversational Commerce Chat Apps [1]. A Dialog System Engine ? Specifically I want to implement a dialog system engine, ...
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Program to learn languages [closed]

I am looking for an online site/program where I could refresh my french/english especially the french/english related to the hotel reception... Do you maybe know such a site/program?
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Text formatter which understands grammer

I have converted some PDF documents which contained JPEG into ASCII text. Unfortunately, there are many line breaks in the middle of sentences, leaving some lines with only a few words and the text ...
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Create test with “unscramble the sentence” questions

I'm looking to create a foreign language test for my students and I want to present them with a sentence with the words in the wrong order. The student will then need to rearrange the words into the ...
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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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App that shows root words and other words derived from that root

English is not my native language and my vocabulary is really poor. I'm currently taking Building a Better Vocabulary course. Professor, in that course, introduced a wonderful method for learning ...
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hybrid interpreted compiled language [closed]

Are there any languages that give the option of being used in interpreted mode or compiled into machine code? So when I want it to work on any device it can but when I want it to run really well on ...
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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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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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Seeking an English Pronounciation program

My mother language is not English. I want to reduce my accent and improve my fluency. The details: I want to read a sentence and record it. The software should then score it by comparing it to ...
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Early Modern English Dictionary API

I am building a web application that allows users to transcribe, word by word, Early Modern English manuscripts. I want to tell users when a word they transcribed may be a new spelling variant of ...