[tex-hyphen] Hyphenation patterns for Belarusian

Maksim Salau maksim.salau at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 18:17:50 CEST 2016

Hi Claudio,

Thanks for directions!

You can always get a lot of words from a spelling dictionary :)
E.g.: unmunch /usr/share/hunspell/be_BY.dic /usr/share/hunspell/be_BY.aff
will give you 765411 words


On Fri, 2 Sep 2016 09:46:04 +0200
Claudio Beccari <claudio.beccari at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/09/2016 09:36, Maksim Salau wrote:
> > Is there any simple way to feed a bunch of words to *TeX and get hyphenated words back?
> The easy part is to use the testhyphens.sty small package, that is 
> included in any TeX system full installation.
> The difficult partis to find a bunch of words to feed it; sa simple 
> trivial way is to feed it with a text copied and pasted in, from any 
> source containing  Belorussian text. Do not exagerate with the length of 
> such text; alternatively use the checkhyphens enviroment (defined in 
> that package) within a multicolum environment; When I test the hyphens I 
> prepare I use a 4 or 5 column setting for the multicolumn environment. 
> The above small package works with pdflatex, xelatex, lualatex.
> Claudio

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