Word Lists (wordlist)

Word lists represent the core of LingPy’s data model, and a proper understanding of how we deal with word lists is important for automatic cognate detection, alignments, and borrowing detection. The basic class that handles word lists, is the Wordlist class, which is also the base class of the LexStat class for automatic cognate detection and the Alignments class for multiple alignment of cognate words.


get_wordlist(path[, delimiter, quotechar, ...])

Load a wordlist from a normal CSV file.


Wordlist(filename[, row, col, conf])

Basic class for the handling of multilingual word lists.