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Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers

With the increasing adoption of voice recognition technology, computer products that support Cantonese phonetic information will facilitate the disabled and the elderly to utilize information technology. In this connection, a list of Cantonese pronunciation for the Chinese characters contained in the ISO 10646 coding standard and the Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS) may expedite the development of such computer products that support Cantonese phonetic information.

The Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers contains Cantonese pronunciation of Chinese characters suited for application in Hong Kong. It is designed for general reference and can facilitate the industry to develop computer products that support Cantonese phonetic information to meet local needs.

The Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers describes a transcript system for denoting Cantonese pronunciation. It contains the Cantonese pronunciation of over 29,000 Chinese characters, including the 27,484 characters of the ISO/IEC 10646-1:2000 standard and 4,384 characters of the HKSCS-2001.

The Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers makes use of the Cantonese Romanization Scheme published by the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong to denote Cantonese pronunciation. Details about the scheme can be found at http://www.iso10646hk.net/jp/document/introduction_basic.jsp . The Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers is available at http://www.iso10646hk.net/jp/document/download.jsp for reference.

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PDF file format Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers - Full Version (14.1MB)

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PDF file format Cantonese Pronunciation List of the Characters for Computers - Part 1 (11.8MB)
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