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guess_language – Guess the natural language of a text

Example usage

>>> from guess_language import guess_language
>>> guess_language("Ces eaux regorgent de renégats et de voleurs.")
'fr'
>>> guess_language("Tienes que seguir tu corazón.")
'es'
>>> guess_language("いいえ!忍者がいます")
'ja'
>>> not guess_language("??")
True

If your text is less than 20 characters long, you need PyEnchant and the appropriate dictionaries installed:

>>> guess_language("Hello, World!")
'en'

Installation

To install the package for Python 3, use:

$ ./setup.py install

To install the package for Python 2, use:

$ python2 setup.py install

On Windows, you may use one of the MSI binary packages provided on the download page.

Prerequisites

This is a Python 3 version of guess-language with further improvements.

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