Counting Syllables

Rick Harrison harrison at
Thu Mar 24 09:34:47 EDT 2022

Yes, I’m looking into that.  Web-scraping isn’t fun though, and it can be a lot of work.
One also has to make sure it doesn’t violate company policies etc.  I’m not a fan
of getting sued.


> On Mar 24, 2022, at 1:55 AM, Dick Kriesel via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> You could scrape an online dictionary to obtain the syllabification for each given word.
> For example, if you investigate <> < <>>, you can find the query that yielded "syl·lab·i·fi·ca·tion."
> You might find other dictionaries that make it easier.
> — Dick

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