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Generate random adj-noun names like docker and github.

Project description

randomname

Generate random unique ids using real words - like docker containers or github repos.

Often, I get tired of trying to hunt down files in folders differentiated by some numeric id, and unless I need to encode a timestep into the name, I'd rather use an id that's memorable and easy to type.

The wordlists are graciously sourced from: https://github.com/imsky/wordlists

Install

pip install randomname

Usage

# get adj-noun:
$ randomname get
# sleek-voxel
$ randomname get
# frayed-potentiality
$ randomname get
# recursive-vector
$ randomname get
# convoluted-peninsula

# specify adj-noun sub-categories (respectively):
$ randomname get weather shopping,cats
# freezing-store

# or define your own format:
$ randomname generate adj/sound n/apex_predators
# blaring-crocodile

# use multiple categories:
$ randomname generate v/art,v/thought a/sound n/apex_predators
# doodle-silent-salamander

# mix in your own words (e.g. "cat"):
$ randomname generate v/fire a/music_theory n/cats cat
# toast-adagio-angora-cat

The lists include various word classes:

  • adjectives (a, adj) - ya know those describe-y things
    • e.g. a/colors, adj/shape, adjectives/sound
  • nouns (n, nn) - people, places, things dawg
    • e.g. n/cats, nn/ghosts, nouns/wine
  • verbs (v, vb) - doing things
    • e.g. v/art, vb/3d_graphics
  • names (nm) - things like surnames, streets, cities, etc.
    • e.g. nm/cities, names/codenames
  • ipsum (ip) - misc.
    • e.g. ip/reddit, ipsum/blockchain

It's importable too!

import randomname

# generate name using all categories
name = randomname.get_name()
# or specify a subset of the categories
name = randomname.get_name(adj=('music_theory',), noun=('cats', 'food'))
# or - you can take a bit more liberty about
name = randomname.generate(
    'v/fire', 'adj/music_theory', ('n/cats', 'n/food'))

# these contain the available groups
print('adjective categories:', randomname.ADJECTIVES)
print('noun categories:', randomname.NOUNS)

Available

adjectives:

speed, weather, shape, sound, physics, temperature, corporate_prefixes, complexity, colors, taste, quantity, size, algorithms, geometry, materials, construction, music_theory, appearance, linguistics, emotions, age, character

nouns:

accounting, fortifications, typography, spirits, cotton, car_parts, shopping, chemistry, seasonings, gaming, cats, real_estate, wood, military_navy, wine, music_production, sports, meat, physics, physics_waves, corporate, web_development, condiments, design, automobiles, metals, fast_food, radio, physics_units, military_airforce, 3d_printing, 3d_graphics, travel, dogs, houses, astronomy, buildings, minerals, startups, algorithms, fruit, apex_predators, infrastructure, geometry, set_theory, ghosts, military_army, music_instruments, filmmaking, birds, construction, music_theory, corporate_job, driving, linear_algebra, fish, coding, architecture, writing, phones, machine_learning, furniture, history, plants, cheese, food, containers, vcs, water, storage, geography, physics_optics, data_structures, screenwriting, insurance

verbs:

graphics, movement, music, cooking, thought, military_navy, music_production, manipulation, sports, corporate, creation, destruction, quantity, radio, 3d_graphics, look, fire, collection, programming, art, driving, vcs, communication, web

ipsum:

corporate, hipster, blockchain, lorem, reddit

Examples

extremal-cluster, cerulean-portal, afraid-cabana, forward-segment, angry-croissant, coffee-shore, binding-frontlist, nondeterministic-wall, cool-quail, optical-valid, ornery-solenoid, immense-aside, square-loan, fast-limiter, wicker-tritone, white-commander, wan-flam, violent-slider, isothermal-lark, seething-luggage, resolving-section, steel-snippet, shortest-linkage, oscillating-palisade, tense-nailer, adjacent-sea, mechanical-molding, cold-feed, either-scene, crazy-boundary, simple-bass, roaring-annuity, paper-melt, scared-angle, shiny-hydrolysis, ornery-pretzel, brute-force-keel, worn-cliff, brownian-contingency, naive-shop, heartless-object, bronze-microphone, universal-yeoman, icy-reflection, blue-cliche, forward-integrator, trusting-cobra, online-assignment, religious-gun, quiet-hook, blaring-quaver, archaic-height, eager-oboe, leather-narrator, shortest-bucket, free-matrix, radioactive-loss, glossy-take, formal-schema, quantum-agreement, local-bit, bone-centroid, cyan-resin, mild-chimpanzee, mute-bugle, amiable-margin, basic-pond, humane-tangerine, horizontal-bocaccio, big-export, pleasant-facet, fixed-glass, muffled-futon, volumetric-simulation, piercing-skier, pleasant-observatory, honest-hound, cross-recon, future-surface, ash-crew, medium-stunt, latent-mayonnaise, nippy-valance, open-gate, crazy-papaya, khaki-bat, honest-melon, congruent-truss, express-flat, glad-simulation, sizzling-parakeet, interior-pantone, coplanar-gully, merciless-mud, direct-asadero, several-jackdaw, wide-agent, fixed-heather, kind-slab, genteel-designer

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