LINGUIST List 15.2415

Mon Aug 30 2004

Qs: Electronic Sanskrit Texts Needed

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  1. Yuri Tambovtsev, electronic Sanskrit texts in need

Message 1: electronic Sanskrit texts in need

Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 12:56:16 +0600
From: Yuri Tambovtsev <>
Subject: electronic Sanskrit texts in need

Dear LINGUIST List colleagues, 

We'd like to add Sanskrit to our collection of our data of 157 world
languages. We'd like to compare our data on the phonemic frequency of
these 157 world languages to Sanskrit. We have noticed that more often
than not, it is easier to feed some text in the computer rather than
to find it elsewhere. This time we'd like to feed in the computer the
First Song of the Sanskrit "Shriimad bhaagavatam". The long vowels
will be shown as two vowels. What can you advise us? Will it be
easier to feed the Sanskrit text or will it be easier to find it in
the electronic form?

Looking forward to hearing from you soon to 

Yours sincerely Yuri Tambovtsev
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