liblingua-en-syllable-perl - estimate syllable count in English words

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name liblingua-en-syllable-perl
Package version 0.251
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 10 B
Download size 6.98 KB
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Lingua::EN::Syllable::syllable() estimates the number of syllables in the
English word passed to it.
Note that it isn't entirely accurate... it fails (by one syllable) for about
10-15% of the words. The only way to get a 100% accurate count is to do a
dictionary lookup, so this is a small and fast alternative where more-or-less
accurate results will suffice, such as estimating the reading level of a


Package Version Architecture Repository
liblingua-en-syllable-perl_0.251-1_all.deb 0.251 all Debian Main
liblingua-en-syllable-perl - - -


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Binary Package liblingua-en-syllable-perl_0.251-1_all.deb
Source Package liblingua-en-syllable-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install liblingua-en-syllable-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install liblingua-en-syllable-perl




2014-01-27 - Damyan Ivanov <>
liblingua-en-syllable-perl (0.251-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release. Closes: #736823 -- ITP.

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