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Soundex algorithm implementation for English and Indian languages

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Soundex is phonetic algorithm for indexing names by sound as pronounced in English. LibIndic’s soundex module implements Soundex algorithm for Engish as well as a modified version of soundex algorithm for Indian languages.

Details on how Soundex is implemented can be found at [Santhosh’s blog](http://thottingal.in/blog/2009/07/26/indicsoundex/)

Installation

Python 3 is required. Using with venv is recommended

$ pip install libindic-soundex

Usage

from libindic.soundex import Soundex
instance = Soundex()
instance.soundex(u"കൃത്രിമം")
u'\u0d15PKPBN00'
instance.compare(u"വിദ്യാർഥി", u"വിദ്യാർദി")
1
instance.compare(u"മോര്", u"മുതിര")
-1
instance.compare(u'ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು', u'बॆंगळूरु')
2

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