Re: lHow to do a reverse word list in Perl
|From:||René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 27, 2006, 13:55|
On 10/27/06, Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...> wrote:
> On 10/27/06, Mark Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:
> > I saw the subject and thought you meant a translating list in the
> > opposite direction. Why would you want to sort a word list in
> > alphabetical order according to the backward spelling of the word? I
> > feel I'm missing an application here.
> Since you're sorting from the end, all words sharing a suffix will be
> grouped together.This can be a big help if you're doing a
> morphological analysis.
And it helps finding words that rhyme, for writing poetry.