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NAME ^

Text::TransMetaphone::am - Transcribe Amharic words into IPA symbols.

SYNOPSIS ^

This module is used by Text::TransMetaphone and need not be used directly.

DESCRIPTION ^

The Text::TransMetaphone::am module implements the TransMetaphone algorithm for Amharic. The module provides a trans_metaphone function that accepts an Amharic word as an argument and returns a list of keys transcribed into IPA symbols under Amharic orthography rules. The last key of the list is a regular expression that matching all previously returned keys.

A reverse_key function is also provided to convert an IPA symbol key into a regular expression that would phonological sequence under Amharic orthography.

STATUS ^

The Amharic module is the most developed in the TransMetaphone package. It has awareness of common mispelling in Amharic, perhaps too much, the module will produce a high number of keys.

REQUIRES ^

Regexp::Ethiopic.

COPYRIGHT ^

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

BUGS ^

None presently known.

AUTHOR ^

Daniel Yacob, dyacob@cpan.org

SEE ALSO ^

Text::TransMetaphone

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