LX-Syllabifier is a freely available on-line service for the syllabification of Portuguese text. This service was developed and is maintained at the University of Lisbon by the NLX-Natural Language and Speech Group of the Department of Informatics.
LX-Syllabifier performs syllabification following a rule based approach. The syllabification of Portuguese is defined in Acordo Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa (1990).
LX-Syllabifier was developed by Francisco Costa, João Rodrigues and João Silva, under the coordination of António Branco, at the NLX-Natural Language and Speech Group.
To use LX-Syllabifier you must accept the terms of this license.
You can download the program here.
LX-Syllabifier is described in the following publication:
Rodrigues, João, Francisco Costa, João Silva and António Branco, 2016, "Automatic Syllabification of Portuguese", 1 (10), Revista da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística, Associação Portuguesa de Linguística e Faculdade de Letras do Porto, pp. 715-720.
When referring LX-Syllabifier or this online service, please use the reference above.
Contact us using the following email address: 'nlx' concatenated with 'at' concatenated with 'di.fc.ul.pt'.