Language is power

Road transport between Coimbatore and Bangalore is hit badly by fear, tension, security and protest. As of 18th Sep 2016, The current news is only two-wheelers are allowed to cross the Hosur border. The Tamil Nadu vehicles carrying vegetables, bananas, and other commodities are prohibited from entering Karnataka. Ordinary people travel till Hosur, cross the Border and walk for one or two kilometers to get a public transport and reach Bangalore. [Read More]

Check Tamil word or sentence is palindrome

How to check given text is palindrome or not def sanitize(text): for char in [" ", ".", ",", ";", "\n"]: text = text.replace(char, "") return text def palindrome(word): # This approach is o(n), problem can be solved with o(n/2) # I am using this approach for brevity return word == word[::-1] palindrome(sanitize("madam")) # True palindrome(sanitize(u"விகடகவி")) # False Here is the hand made version for Tamil # Assign the variable meal the value 44. [Read More]

How Tamil Unicode works

Tamil has 247 characters. No panic. It is simple. 12 uyir eluthu(அ,ஆ..ஔ), 18 mei eluthu(க்,ங்..) , 216 uyirmei eluthu(12 * 18 க,ங ).1 ayutham(ஃ). I assume you know what is unicode. If not read The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets and then read wikipedia page. You will understand most of it. Back to the post. Every character or letter in unicode has value called code point. [Read More]

Why This Kolaveri Di song words language

I was wondering how many words in why this kolaveri di song belongs to english. So I wrote this code to evaluate. #! /usr/bin/env #! -*- coding: utf-8 -*- lyrics = """ yo boys i am singing song soup song flop song why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di rhythm correct why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di maintain please why this kolaveri di distance la moon-u moon-u moon-u color-u white-u white background night-u night-u night-u color-u black-u why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di white skin-u girl-u girl-u girl-u heart-u black-u eyes-u eyes-u meet-u meet-u my future dark why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di maama notes eduthuko apdiye kaila snacks eduthuko pa pa paan pa pa paan pa pa paa pa pa paan sariya vaasi super maama ready ready 1 2 3 4 whaa wat a change over maama ok maama now tune change-u kaila glass only english hand la glass glass la scotch eyes-u full-a tear-u empty life-u girl-u come-u life reverse gear-u love-u love-u oh my love-u you showed me bouv-u cow-u cow-u holy cow-u i want you hear now-u god i am dying now-u she is happy how-u this song for soup boys-u we dont have choice-u why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di flop song """ dict_file_path = "/usr/share/dict/words" def sanitize(words): for index, word in enumerate(words): if word. [Read More]

Avvaiyar now International Icon

கற்றது கைமண் அளவு, கல்லாதது உலகளவு - ஔவையார். Yes, you must have read this is tamil text book in standard 1. Now this is translated into english and referenced in NASA. From NASA - Cosmic Questions Exhibit What we have learned Is like a handful of earth; What we have yet to learn Is like the whole world - Auvaiyar, 4th C poet, India Wikipedia has an article about Avvai paatti. [Read More]