President of Dhivehi Bahuge Academy, Ashraf Ali announced that the Institute is working on a language corpus for the Dhivehi Language. A corpus which would be used for Google Translate and will be used to create a spellchecker for the language.
“All efforts to develop and promote the world’s most advanced languages depend on the language corpus. The corpus based on compilation of different forms of texts and the codification of these texts. After codification, the grammar will be generated automatically,” said Ashraf.
The Dhivehi Language corpus is expected to be completed within the next two years.