Human Language Technologies


The spellchecker is a useful resource in language editing. Using the isiZulu national corpus as a basis for training the spellchecker, this tool will complement the university effort on teaching the isiZulu modules and assist book and newspaper editors in editing their texts written in isiZulu. The spellchecker boasts a 90% recognition rate. click to download

The isiZulu Term Bank is a resource that was developed in order to provide access to isiZulu terminology which has been developed for a variety of disciplines such as anatomy, architecture, accounting, biodiversity, criminology, economics, law, nursing, physics etc. The isiZulu term bank is available as an open source resource on UKZNTermbank 

This is a mobile application of the isiZulu Term Bank. It is available free, and its development is to enhance end-user access to various multidisciplinary terminology. ULPDO has introduced the notion of ANYTIME ACCESS so that students and other general users can access the terms anytime they need to.

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One of the biggest African language corpora in the world, with just over 20 Million running words that are reflective of the isiZulu creative genius. With this resource, anyone around the wolrd will have access to study isiZulu as a language in all its complexities. 

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