Translate chinese chars to pinyin based on Mandarin.dat
$ pip install pinyin
>>> import pinyin >>> print pinyin.get('你 好') nǐ hǎo >>> print pinyin.get('你好', format="strip", delimiter=" ") ni hao >>> print pinyin.get('你好', format="numerical") ni3hao3 >>> print pinyin.get_initial('你好') n h
format must be one of: numerical/diacritical/strip
>>> import pinyin.cedict >>> pinyin.cedict.translate_word('你') ['you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nin2])'] >>> pinyin.cedict.translate_word('你好') ['Hello!', 'Hi!', 'How are you?'] >>> list(pinyin.cedict.all_phrase_translations('你好')) [['你', ['you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nin2])']], ['你好', ['Hello!', 'Hi!', 'How are you?']], ['好', ['to be fond of', 'to have a tendency to', 'to be prone to']]]
Note that this is a prototype, and only functions from Python 3.
pinyin is free software, under an MIT-style license. See LICENSE for details.
The data file for translations is the CC-BY-SA 3.0.
The translations are from the CC-CE-DICT project (https://cc-cedict.org/wiki/), by Denisowski, Peterson, Brelsford, and others.