ዳንኤል ያዕቆብ

NAME

Text::TransMetaphone::el - Transcribe Greek words into IPA symbols.

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

The Text::TransMetaphone::el module implements the TransMetaphone algorithm for Greek. The module provides a trans_metaphone function that accepts an Greek word as an argument and returns a list of keys transcribed into IPA symbols under Greek 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 Greek orthography.

STATUS

The Greek module has limited awareness of Greek orthography, no alternative keys are generated at this time. The module will be updated as more rules of Greek orthography are learnt.

COPYRIGHT

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

BUGS

The /i substitution switch isn't working for Greek in some cases. Some vowels used in Greek also are not being stripped out. Fixes will be provided in a future release.

AUTHOR

Daniel Yacob, dyacob@cpan.org

SEE ALSO

Text::TransMetaphone