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Python framework for detecting old loanwords

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$ python -m pip install loanpy




loanpy is a toolkit for historical linguists. It extracts sound changes from an etymological dictionary. It reconstructs hypothetical roots of modern L1 words. It creates hypothetical adaptions of L2 words into proto-L1. It searches for potential loanwords by first finding phonetic matches and then calculating their semantic similarity.

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