cihai

cihai - Python library for CJK (chinese, japanese, korean) data

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Installation

Python library only:

$ pip install --user cihai

CLI utility:

$ pip install --user cihai_cli

Command line

For command line tool, see cihai-cli.

Character lookup:

$ cihai info 好
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
kJapaneseKun: KONOMU SUKU YOI
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 lookup library
--------
char: 圕
kCangjie: WLGA
kCantonese: syu1
kCihaiT: '308.302'
kDefinition: library
kJapaneseOn: TOSHOKAN SHO
kMandarin: tú
kPhonetic: 1235 1364
kRSAdobe_Japan1_6: C+14418+31.3.10
kRSKangXi: '31.10'
kSemanticVariant: U+5716<kMatthews
kTotalStrokes: '13'
kXHC1983: 1163.040:tú
ucn: U+5715

--------
char: 嫏
kCangjie: VIIL
kCantonese: long4
kCihaiT: '390.506'
kDefinition: the place where the supreme stores his books; library
kHanyuPinyin: 21062.030:láng
kJapaneseOn: ROU
kMandarin: láng
kPhonetic: '832'
kRSAdobe_Japan1_6: C+21424+38.3.10
kRSKangXi: '38.9'
kTotalStrokes: '11'
kXHC1983: 0674.090:láng
ucn: U+5ACF

Works with any field:

$ cihai lookup hào
--------
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
kJapaneseKun: KONOMU SUKU YOI
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

--------
char: 妞
kCangjie: VNG
kCantonese: nau2
kCihaiT: '380.503'
kDefinition: girl
kFenn: 676H
kFourCornerCode: '4741.5'
kFrequency: '5'
kHKGlyph: 0876
kHanyuPinyin: 21033.100:hào,niū
kJapaneseOn: JUU NYU CHUU
kMandarin: niū
kPhonetic: '90'
kRSKangXi: '38.4'
kTotalStrokes: '7'
kXHC1983: 0836.060:niū
ucn: U+599E