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auto-correct a speech-to-text output and relate to of the words based on syllables

Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> writes:

> On Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:14:03 +0100, dieter wrote:
>>> The user speaks "Light". The system translates it as "Bright" The user
>>> speaks "White" The system translates it as "Bright"
>> As those words are phonetically quite apart (they have very different
>> first consonants), some step in your processing chain does something
>> seriously wrong.
> I disagree: Light, Bright and White sound very similar. They're identical 
> except for the first consonant:

We have here an example that the first consonant can significantly
influence the meaning.
As a consequence, it will in general be spoken and affect the sound.
And obviously, I should not be ignored when one is interested in
a narrow match.