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Command line frontend for the cihai CJK language library

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cihai-cli - Command line interface to the cihai CJK-language library

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$ pip install --user cihai-cli

Character lookup

See CLI in the documentation for full usage information.

$ cihai info 好
char: 好
kCantonese: hou2 hou3
kDefinition: good, excellent, fine; well
kHangul: 호
kJapaneseOn: KOU
kKorean: HO
kMandarin: hǎo
kTang: '*xɑ̀u *xɑ̌u'
kTotalStrokes: '6'
ucn: U+597D

# retrieve all character information (including book indices)
$ cihai info 好 -a
char: 好
kCangjie: VND
kCantonese: hou2 hou3
kCihaiT: '378.103'
kDefinition: good, excellent, fine; well
kFenn: 552A
kFourCornerCode: '4744.7'
kFrequency: '1'
kGradeLevel: '1'
kHKGlyph: 0871
kHangul: 호
kHanyuPinlu: hǎo(6060) hāo(142) hào(115)
kHanyuPinyin: 21028.010:hǎo,hào
kJapaneseOn: KOU
kKorean: HO
kMandarin: hǎo
kPhonetic: '481'
kRSAdobe_Japan1_6: C+1975+38.3.3 C+1975+39.3.3
kRSKangXi: '38.3'
kTang: '*xɑ̀u *xɑ̌u'
kTotalStrokes: '6'
kVietnamese: háo
kXHC1983: 0445.030:hǎo 0448.030:hào
ucn: U+597D

Reverse lookup

$ cihai reverse library
char: 圕
kCantonese: syu1
kDefinition: library
kMandarin: tú
kTotalStrokes: '13'
ucn: U+5715
char: 嫏
kCantonese: long4
kDefinition: the place where the supreme stores his books; library
kJapaneseOn: ROU
kMandarin: láng
kTotalStrokes: '11'
ucn: U+5ACF

Partial match within any field:

$ cihai reverse hào
char: 㕸
kCantonese: lai6 lap1 lap6
kDefinition: sound of rolling a boat
kMandarin: lì
kTotalStrokes: '8'
ucn: U+3578
char: 㘞
kCantonese: deot1
kDefinition: sound of yelling while towing a boat; (Sanskrit) to call out
kMandarin: huò
kTotalStrokes: '5'
ucn: U+361E
char: 㚓
kCantonese: loi4 loi4
kDefinition: tie-beams of a small boat
kMandarin: lǎi
kTotalStrokes: '7'
ucn: U+3693

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