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Old Swedish

Old Swedish (fornsvenska) is a language spoken in Sweden between (Source: Wikipedia)

Phonological transcription

According to phonological rules, a reconstructed phonology/pronunciation of Old Swedish words is implemented.

In [1]: from cltk.phonology.old_swedish import transcription as old_swedish

In [2]: from cltk.phonology import utils as ut

In [3]: sentence = "Far man kunu oc dör han för en hun far barn. oc sigher hun oc hænnæ frændær."

In [4]:  tr = ut.Transcriber(old_swedish.DIPHTHONGS_IPA, old_swedish.DIPHTHONGS_IPA_class, old_swedish.IPA_class,
                        old_swedish.old_swedish_rules)

In [5]: tr.main(sentence)

Out [5]: "[far man kunu ok dør han før ɛn hun far barn ok siɣɛr hun ok hɛnːɛ frɛndɛr]"

Corpora

Use CorpusImporter() or browse the CLTK GitHub organization (anything beginning with old_swedish_) to discover available Old Swedish corpora.

In [1]: from cltk.corpus.utils.importer import CorpusImporter

In [2]: corpus_importer = CorpusImporter("old_swedish")

In [3]: corpus_importer.list_corpora

Out [3]: ['old_swedish_texts', ]