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From rain <rainmaker5f...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New African Language Dictionary ? ; Luo Language = DhoLuo
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:25:15 GMT
Hello, Andrea,
yes
it is DhoLuo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_639:luo

I will work on a list of words and will send it to you
Thanks
George

On 28/02/2013 21:45, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 8:26 AM, rain <rainmaker5five@gmail.com
>> <mailto:rainmaker5five@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     My name is George Odhiambo  ...
>>     and create a DHOLUO Dictionary ...
>> http://voxel.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hunspell/Hunspell/Documentation/hunspell4.pdf

>>
>> As you can see, a spell checking dictionary is more than just a list of
>> words.  It also can define rules for how other words can be formed.
>
> This is true. But we can help George building a dictionary even 
> starting from a very simple wordlist. For example, George can send us 
> a list of 100 words in Dholuo and we can package a proof-of-concept 
> dictionary for OpenOffice with that information.
>
> George, is the Dholuo language you wish to support this one? 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_639:luo
> We may need to add support for that language to OpenOffice, but this 
> is still feasible.
>
> If you want to see a proof-of-concept Dholuo dictionary for 
> OpenOffice, just build a list of at least 100 Dholuo words (a few 
> thousands would be much better, but these will suffice for a quick 
> feasibility test). Then package them following the guidelines Rob 
> sent, or my FOSDEM presentation 
> https://fosdem.org/2013/schedule/event/apache_openoffice_dictionaries/ 
> or simply send us the list and we will do the packaging.
>
> Regards,
>   Andrea.


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