Generates words from a specification of syllable structure.
WordGenerator generates hypothetical words from specifications of their syllable structure. The user specifies the maximum length of the words in syllables, the abstract structure of syllables in the language (in terms of such units as consonants and vowels or onsets and rhymes), and the actual sounds that comprise each abstract class (e.g. the list of vowels in the language); WordGenerator then generates the words that conform to this specification. Such lists are useful to field linguists exploring the vocabulary of a language, and to designers of artificial languages.
released on 11 December 2008
28 May 2006
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