Project to create a Chinese font displaying Hanzi (汉字) characters followed by transliteration/pronunciation (Pīnyīn)
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Hanzi-pinyin-font

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Font builder to help students of Chinese learn to read faster. In order to do so we created a font that append both the Character (漢字) and the pronociation (pīnyīn).

Requirements

Install

# install tooling
sudo apt-get install make git
git clone git@github.com:edouard-lopez/Hanzi-Pinyin-Font.git
# install: xsltproc xvfb inkscape php5 bash gawk
make install-requirements

Build font

The process is extremely slow and take ~20 hours due to lack of real CLI support in Inkscape.

make build-font

Benchmark

command time -a -o make build-font

Font

This project use Noto Sans CJK as it support Chinese and is under open licence.