NAME

Lingua::ZH::Romanize::Cantonese - Romanization of Cantonese language

SYNOPSIS

    use Lingua::ZH::Romanize::Cantonese;

    my $conv = Lingua::ZH::Romanize::Cantonese->new();
    my $roman = $conv->char( $hanji );
    printf( "<ruby><rb>%s</rb><rt>%s</rt></ruby>", $hanji, $roman );

    my @array = $conv->string( $string );
    foreach my $pair ( @array ) {
        my( $raw, $ruby ) = @$pair;
        if ( defined $ruby ) {
            printf( "<ruby><rb>%s</rb><rt>%s</rt></ruby>", $raw, $ruby );
        } else {
            print $raw;
        }
    }

DESCRIPTION

This is Cantonese version of Lingua::ZH::Romanize::Pinyin module.

Cantonese is one of the major dialects of Chinese language. Its pronounciation is different from Mandarin Standard's.

DICTIONARY

This module's Hanji to roman mapping table is based on both of CTLau.tit and CTLauBig5.tit which are distributed with cxterm. Original files were prepared by Fung Fung Lee.

Sidney Lau's Cantonese transcription scheme as described in his book "Elementary Cantonese", The Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1972.

SEE ALSO

Lingua::ZH::Romanize::Pinyin

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2003-2006 Yusuke Kawasaki. All rights reserved.

LICENSE

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