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Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:00:29 +0100 (CET)

>> Anther issue are three vowels in succession, for example
>>   Bäuerin -> Bäue-rin -> Bäu-e-rin
>>   Erneuerung -> Er-neue-rung -> Er-neu-e-rung
>>   misstrauische -> miss-traui-sche ->miss-trau-i-sche
> I would consider this defective in the original hyphenation.  In
> regular text these words could be split both before and after the
> third vowel (if it is not at the end of the word), so it seems the
> original algorithm misses a valid hyphenation.

It's not a defect; it's a design decision, namely to avoid




in the same text, which looks strange IMHO.

> But given this one could add the rule to our post-processing that
> syllables ending with three vowels can be split before the last one.
> (I assume the first two vowels are always diphtongs here).

Indeed, it shouldn't be to hard to handle; I just wanted to mention it
for completeness.


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