View Full Version : Orthography analysis

10-19-2006, 08:29 AM
I may be missing a feature that is already available, but does Bibleworks have the ability to easily delineate the orthography of a given word (and to also provide any parsing information beside it).

Allow me to illustrate with hayah

it occurs X times; Y times a G qatala 3ms and as a G qatala 3ms it is spelled this way A times and this way B times....

I'm not sure how this type of analysis should be construed for verbs, nouns, etc... e.g. stem, "tense", Person/Gender/number, suffix, etc... But I do think it's important that the different orthographies be emphasized. In other words, several words that derive from the same historical root that are used the same way have different spellings, and this is often important.

Ben Spackman
10-19-2006, 10:38 AM
You can kind of do this already. Run a morphology search on your root and desired form, then use the word list generator to collate all the highlighted results from the WTT and sort alphabetically.