As please tell CBCNews one of the researchers, Greg Kondrak, first, scientists have developed an algorithm based on the universal Declaration of human rights, translated into 380 languages, which recognizes the language of the document with an accuracy of 97%. When reading the Voynich Manuscript using the same algorithm experts found out that it was written in Hebrew, and the author has eliminated the vowels and changed the order of the letters in each word.
Kondrak indicated that more than 80% of the words of the Voynich manuscript – from the Hebrew, and 72 first words in the document can refer to the herbal Pharmacopoeia: among them, "farmer", "light", "air" and "fire." The first sentence of the manuscript were as follows: "She gave advice to the priest, the master of the house, me and my people."
For further research of the manuscript, according to Kondracke will require the efforts of historians and Hebrew scholars to understand the syntax and meanings of words. In the case that decoding of the manuscript will be successful, the algorithm can be used, for example, to decrypt the Cretan hieroglyphs.
The Voynich manuscript, written, presumably, in the XV century, scientists have tried to decipher over a hundred years. He was found in the Villa Mondragone near Rome Michael Wilfried Voynich, and acquired in 1912. Now the manuscript stored in the library of rare books Beinecke Yale University; it is completely digitized.