libkural

Python library for accessing Tamil (UTF-8 encoded) literary work Thirukkural, with translations and commentary in English (G.U.Pope et-al version)


License
BSD-3-Clause
Install
pip install libkural==1.0.1

Documentation

libkural

libkural - Python library with access to the Tamil literary work Thirukkural; Ref: http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%81%E0%AE%95%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%95%E0%AF%81%E0%AE%B1%E0%AE%B3%E0%AF%8D

Features

  • UTF-8 data
  • Query the object by kural number, pal, or adhikaram.
  • English translation, and commentary from classic works of G.U. Pope

Source/Content

The source of Thirukkural is under public domain, and translations by G.U. Pope, et-al, qualifies under the same category as of expired copyright, into public domain.

Refences: 1. TIRUKKURAL (English Translation and Commentary), by, Rev Dr G U Pope, Rev W H Drew, Rev John Lazarus and Mr F W Ellis. First published by W.H. Allen, & Co, 1886, Reprinted by The South India Saiva Siddhantha Works Publishing Society, Tinnevelly, Madras, India , 1962, 1982. Accessed: http://www.projectmadurai.org/pm_etexts/pdf/pm0153.pdf (in TSCII standard)

  1. Tamil Wikipedia : see line #4.

Tutorial

See test.py

  1. Import the library;
  2. Create a 'Thirukkural' object
  3. Query the object by kural ID, pal, or adhikaram.

Install

python setup.py install

Authors

Muthiah Annamalai