Counting Syllables

Craig Newman craig at
Tue Mar 22 09:06:32 EDT 2022

If you have a database at all, it would cost nothing much in speed to just use the whole thing all the time. Put the database into an array, of the form:
“cat 1”
"chicken 2”
“elephant 3”
‘miaou 1"

The hard part is finding that database. It would take quite a while to build and finalize your own.


> On Mar 21, 2022, at 10:47 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Well, you could set up your rules and just database the exceptions.  Then you at least have a guess for the words that you don’t “know” the answer for.  If there is a database miss, then use the rule set.

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