Re: Corpora: Wordsmith question

From: Rod de Lima-Lopes (
Date: Wed Apr 03 2002 - 19:04:32 MET DST

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    Hi Maritza

    I think you should use detailed consistencie tool (in the wordlist
    programme), since it can tell you how quite acuratelly how many lexicon is
    shared by two wordlists

    go to wordlist > compararison > consistency (detailed

    I hope it helps

    []s Rod
    R.E. de Lima-Lopes
    GNU/Linux User # 182240
    On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Van den Heuvel M Mev wrote:

    > Hi everybody,
    > I'm having a spot of trouble with the Wordlist tool in the Wordsmith suite
    > that I hope someone out there can help me with. I want to compare two almost
    > identical word lists containing the entries of a pronunciation lexicon.
    > There are some inconsistencies between the lists, i.e. items missing in the
    > one that should be in the other and vice versa. I need to identify the
    > missing words. I thought that I could use the "compare word lists" function
    > in Wordlist for this purpose by setting the minimum frequency to 1 word, but
    > it's not working. I'm obviously doing something wrong.
    > If you don't have a quick answer to the Wordsmith problem, but know of
    > another tool that could help me do just this one little task with a few
    > button clicks, I would also appreciate your response!
    > TIA.
    > REgards
    > Maritza van den Heuvel
    > Research Unit for Experimental Phonology
    > STellenbosch University
    > South Africa

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