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A Python library to convert Japanese texts from Shinjitai to Kyujitai and vice versa

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kyujipy is a Python library to convert Japanese texts from Shinjitai (新字体) to Kyūjitai, (舊字體) and vice versa.

kyujipy is based on the kyujitai.js project, originally authored by Koki Takahashi.

Installation (via Pip)

$ pip install kyujipy


In Python shell (or inside Python script):

# Import main class
>>> from kyujipy import KyujitaiConverter

# Instantiate Shinjitai <-> Kyujitai converter
>>> converter = KyujitaiConverter()

# Convert a text from Shinjitai to Kyujitai
>>> print(converter.shinjitai_to_kyujitai("新字体"))

# Convert a text from Kyujitai to Shinjitai
>>> print(converter.kyujitai_to_shinjitai("舊字體"))

API Reference

  • shinjitai_to_kyujitai(string)

Convert a text from Shinjitai (新字体) to Kyūjitai (舊字體)

  • kyujitai_to_shinjitai(string)

Convert a text from Kyūjitai (舊字體) to Shinjitai (新字体)


kyujipy is licensed under the MIT license.

© 2017-2023 Emmanuel Ternon

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