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Text pre-processing
import nltk
from nltk.tokenize import word_tokenize
from nltk.text import Text
# read in text data
file = open("crawl-for-parallel-corpora/DataSet/luganda.txt", "r")
raw =
# tokenize
tokens = word_tokenize(raw)
# remove punctuation, numbers and make everything lowercase
tokens = [word.lower() for word in tokens if word.isalpha()]
# write output to file
f = open("luganda", "w")
f.write(' '.join(tokens))
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