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Query Details

Query Subject:   sounds
Author:   Victor Mair
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Computational Linguistics
Subject Language(s):  Bengali

Query:   Hello,
I am working on the morphology of the Bengali Verb and was
wondering if anybody has written a util for grepping a whole
set of words contained in a file from a data-base.
Standard grep allows only one string at a time, unless it
is done under UNIX with a 'CAT WORD' command and a small util
written under UNIX. Since my main environment is DOS, I was
wondering if anybody has used or knows of such a util.
The syntax would be :
grep -r FN3
where FN1 is the file with the set of strings to be grepped
FN2 is the data-base
FN3 is the output.
Thanks a lot in advance for the help. I promise to post a
summary if there is such a tool, so that others can also use

Raymond Doctor
LL Issue: 8.1140
Date posted: 05-Aug-1997


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