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cantonese v0.0.0

Cantonese romanization. Cantonese to Latin conversion.


Cantonese romanization. Cantonese to Latin conversion. Supports Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters.

Install via npm:

npm i cantonese

The Cantonese pronunciation data are from Please note that not all Chinese characters have corresponding pronunciations in Cantonese.


  • Function toLatin ( a Chinese character ) returns Array

    Returns possible pronunciations of a Chinese character in Cantonese.

  • Function fromLatin ( a Latin word ) returns Array

    Returns all Chinese characters with specific pronunciation in Cantonese.


var cantonese = require('cantonese'); console.log(cantonese.toLatin('長')); // [ 'cheung', 'jeung' ] console.log(cantonese.fromLatin('cheung')); // [ '倡', '呛', '唱', '嗆', '场', '場', '墙', '娼', '戕', '抢', // '搶', '昌', '暢', '枪', '槍', '牆', '猖', '畅', '祥', '窗', // '翔', '肠', '腸', '蔷', '薔', '詳', '详', '長', '长' ]

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