[OT?] Re: extracting words

From: DougEwell2@cs.com
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 12:29:16 EST

In a message dated 2001-02-12 8:54:10 Pacific Standard Time,
jarkko.hietaniemi@nokia.com writes:

> Also, I would add
> - "syllablization" (is that a word?) as a third problem (for breaking words
> more nicely into lines), it would rank in difficulty somewhere between word
> breaking and root extraction.

I think the canonical word is "syllabification," but from a word-inventing
perspective, I agree with Jarkko's first instinct. The suffix "-ize" seems
more appropriate to the process being discussed than "-fy".

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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