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Phonetic: Generate phonetically similar words

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This class can be used to generate words that sound similar to a given word.

It takes a word and replaces some letters to generates new variants of the word that sound similar.

The class may employ a more complex algorithm that combines replacement rules.

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Sometimes when users misspell words, for instance in search sites, the results may not be what the user expects.

Some search engines, like for instance Google, also present another search words when it seems they are misspelled.

This class provides a PHP solution generate alternatives to possibly misspelled words.

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Plain text file phonetic.class.php Class The Phonetic class, it does all work
Plain text file example.php Example Domain names generator based on phonetic similarity
HTML file xhtml_example.htm Data The same algorithm implemented in pure JavaScript

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