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Hanzi Converter for Traditional and Simplified Chinese

Project description

This tool converts between simplified and traditional Chinese Characters. It consists of two parts:

  • a command line tool: hanzi-convert
  • a python library: hanziconv

This module supports both Python 2 and 3

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Installation

$ pip install hanziconv

Uninstallation

$ [sudo] pip uninstall hanziconv

Command Line Tool

Synopsis

$ ./hanzi-convert --help
usage: hanzi-convert [-h] [-o OUTFILE] [-s] [-v] infile

Simplified and Traditional Chinese Character Conversion
Version 0.3.2 (By Bernard Yue)

Converting to Traditional Hanzi by default with no -s flag

positional arguments:
  infile                filename | "-", corresponds to stdin

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -o OUTFILE, --output OUTFILE
                        filename to save output, stdout if omitted
  -s, --simplified      convert to simplified characters
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit

Example

Conversion from stdin

$ ./hanzi-convert -
Press Crtl-D when finished
Typing away
Now write some chinese characters
繁简转换器
^D
Typing away
Now write some chinese characters
繁簡轉換器
$

Python API

Example

>>> from hanziconv import HanziConv
>>> print(HanziConv.toSimplified('繁簡轉換器'))
繁简转换器
>>> print(HanziConv.toTraditional('繁简转换器'))
繁簡轉換器
>>> HanziConv.same('繁簡轉換器', '繁简转换器')
True

Testing

The module uses pytest. Use pip to install pytest.

$ [sudo] pip install pytest

Then checkout source code and run test as normal.

$ git clone https://github.com/berniey/hanziconv
$ cd hanziconv
$ python setup.py test

You are encouraged to use virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper for to avoid changing your currently operating environment.

License

This module is distributed under Apache License Version 2.0.

The character map used in this module is based on the Multi-function Chinese Character Database developed by Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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