Corpora: Electronic texts - South Asian languages

E. Bashir (
Thu, 13 Nov 1997 08:50:56 -0500 (EST)

Dear list members,

I have been looking for electronically accessible texts in Roman
characters (either transcribed or transliterated) of modern South
Asian languages, particularly Hindi. So far I have succeeded in locating
the ITRANS Song Book (Hindi film songs), and a database prepared by the
Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania called

Do any of the members of the list know of any other such texts, or
have any other suggestions as to where I might look. Any suggestions will
be much appreciated. Thank you.

E. Bashir
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
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