siolla is a simple syllable counting program for Irish Gaelic. You give it a word and it returns the number of syllables it thinks are in it. The number of syllables is needed to correctly determine the conjugation of a verb, declension of an adjective, etc.

In addition to the number of syllables, siolla returns a very simple minded listing of how the syllables occur in the word. This grouping doesn't always work, and fails all the time for compound words. Also, epenthetic vowels are not shown in the grouping, though they are counted correctly in the total. (Since only the number of syllables, not the correct division, is needed for the correct determination of inflections, I don't anticipate fixing this display any time soon.) Click here to see a sample printout.

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