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Bo go va tu dien da ngon ngu
Tran Thanh Binh - Anh: T.N.Q
Voi giai thuong Nhan tai Dat Viet 2010 cho bo go dan toc Viet (VnKey), chang trai pho nui duoc tiep them niem dam me xay dung bo tu dien da ngon ngu Tay Nguyen.

Co duyen dua Tran Thanh Binh, tot nghiep khoa Toan-Tin tai DH Khoa hoc Hue nam 1998, den voi cong trinh bo go da ngon ngu Tay Nguyen bat nguon tu nhung tran tro trong hoat dong giang day truoc day. Binh ke: “Qua thuc te day hoc, toi thay de hoc sinh dan toc thieu so tiep thu tot chuong trinh dao tao nghe nhu hoc sinh nguoi Kinh truoc het phai giai quyet nhung rao can ve ngon ngu. Muon vay, phai xay dung cong cu soan thao duoc ngon ngu cac dan toc len bai giang va tao ung dung tra cuu thuat ngu chuyen mon ho tro cong tac day va hoc”.

Tu suy nghi nay, Binh may mo nghien cuu, phan tich cac bo go hien co nhu: VietKey, UniKey, Bach khoa, VietSpell va di den xay dung bo go co the dung cho ca ngon ngu pho thong va cac dan toc Tay Nguyen. Anh goi day la bo go dan toc Viet (viet tat la VnKey), vi no go duoc ngon ngu cua hau het cac dan toc thieu so su dung bang chu cai La-tinh nhu:

Bahnar, M’Nong, Bru - Van Kieu, Ede, Jarai... voi quy tac bo dau don gian nhu cac bo go tieng Viet khac. Dieu dac biet la bo go VnKey tich hop duoc cac ky tu go ngon ngu cac dan toc thieu so vao ung dung cua minh, trong khi khong vi pham cac ky tu dac biet trong bang ma chuan, thua ke vi tri ky tu cua cac font chuan va chi phat sinh cac ky tu moi trong vung ma Unicode.

Ngay khi ra doi, VnKey da duoc su dung rong rai o hau het cac xa phuong, thon buon tren dia ban tinh Dak Lak. Bo go da duoc ap dung soan giao an song ngu phuc vu giang day o truong CD Nghe thanh nien dan toc Tay Nguyen. Nhieu co quan hanh chinh, su nghiep cung xem VnKey nhu la mot giai phap thay the cac bo go khac. So Khoa hoc - Cong nghe Dak Lak cho rang tren co so bo go nay, cac tac pham van hoc dan gian, phong tuc, tap quan viet bang tieng cac dan toc se khong bi “tam sao that ban” qua qua trinh dich thuat.

Tu bo go cung co the xay dung cac phan mem ung dung mang tinh dac thu cho cac vung, mien co dong bao dan toc thieu so cu ngu. (Den nay, da co gan 15.000 luot tai ve de su dung bo go VnKey tai dia chi http://www.dakrucohotels.com/tailieu/vnk.rar). San pham da duoc UBND tinh Dak Lak trao giai nhi Sang tao ky thuat tinh nam 2008 va vua doat mot trong 9 giai trong linh vuc cong nghe thong tin cua giai thuong Nhan tai Dat Viet nam 2010.

Voi thanh cong cua bo go VnKey, niem say me kham pha ve dep da dang cac ngon ngu Tay Nguyen cua Binh nhu duoc tiep them suc manh. Anh bat tay xay dung “Ða tu dien cac dan toc thieu so Tay Nguyen”; hien dang hoan thanh va chuan bi nghiem thu tu dien 4 ngon ngu dan toc thieu so Tay Nguyen gom: Viet-Ede, Viet-Jarai, Viet-M’Nong, Viet-Bahnar va mot tu dien hinh anh (multimedia) ho tro tra cuu truc quan. 

Tran Ngoc Quyen