framework for detecting old loanwords
loanpy is a tool for historical linguists. It extracts sound changes and constraints from an etymological dictionary, generates pseudo-roots for L1, pseudo- sound-substitutions for L2, searches for phonetically identical lexemes and ranks those according to semantic similarity.
$ python -m pip install loanpy
>>> from loanpy import loanfinder as lf
Download and unpack 3 Gigabytes of pretrained Google-News vectors. Move GoogleNews-vectors-negative300.bin to the folder “data”, the full path to which can be retrieved via:
>>> import os >>> print(os.path.dirname(lf.__file__)+r"\data")
Following code will search for Gothic loanwords in the proto-Uralic stratum:
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