A Python library to convert Japanese texts from Shinjitai (新字体) to Kyujitai (舊字體) and vice versa
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kyujipy

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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

1. Install via Pip:

$ pip install kyujipy

2. Install from Git:

$ git clone https://github.com/DrTurnon/kyujipy.git
$ python setup.py install

Usage

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"))
新字體

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

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)

License

kyujipy is licensed under the MIT license.

© 2017-2019 Emmanuel Ternon