漢字與廣東話

cantonese-chinese

You can try this lookup at: http://pcwong.org/cantonese/input/table.html

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My 14 cantonese vowel-layouts

So far I have tried to organize the 53 cantonese vowels to find any chinese characters. The total of 51 vowels (excluding the m, ng vowels from the 53 vowels) times 20 consonants which amounts to 1020 possible cantonese syllables. Including the m, ng standalone vowels/syllable, a possible total of 1022 syllables are the base of cantonese syllables.

The vowel input method is based on the 53 vowels organised as such:
The entering tones are having a green background and white text.
The principal vowels have rainbow colors background.

Layout 1
Layout 1 the Principal vowels along the very left edge, diphthongs vowel set next, n,m,ng vowels after and p,k,t ending last
Layout 2
Layout 2 is similar to the first layout but the Dipthongs along the very left edge
Layout 3
Layout 3 the Principal vowels are at the very top of the Layout. The Principal vowel “aa" will span 4 columns as it has the most number of vowels under this category especially with the difference between long ‘aa’ and short ‘a’ vowel group.
Layout 4 is the same as one above but with the diphthong vowels at the very top horizontally and principe vowel next after.
Layout 5 This layout sets up the principal vowels at the very top and the diphthong vowels next horizontally. The principal ‘aa’ spans 2 columns
Layout 6 This layout sets up the diphthong vowels at the very top and the principal vowels next horizontally. The principal ‘aa’ spans 2 columns
Layout 7 This layout sets up the principal vowels at the very top and the other vowels flows vertically. The principal ‘aa’ spans 2 columns
Layout 8 This layout is like the one above but the principal vowels on the very left and vowels flow horizontally
Layout 9 This layout sets up the diphthong vowels on the very left and the principal vowels next vertically. The principal ‘aa’ spans 4 rows
Layout 10 This layout is like the one above but the principal vowels on the very left and the diphthong vowels next vertically
Layout 11 This layout sets up the principal vowels and diphthongs relationships next to each other, the finals with m, ng etc are shown on mouseover
Layout 12 This layout sets up the principal vowels and diphthongs relationships next to each other. Same as the above layout, the finals with m, ng etc are shown on mouseover
Layout 13 This layout illustrated better with the principal vowels and diphthongs relationship. Same as the above layout, the finals with m, ng etc are shown on mouseover
Layout 14
Layout 14 This is similar to the one above but with a portrait layout

The following input methods are good for smart phone users. Anyone interested can test these layouts here:
This set is arranged with all vowels including the p,k,t, m,n,ng ending:
http://pcwong.org/gwdw/sjf/mobile/v1-mobile.html
This set is arranged with the p,k,t, m,n,ng ending vowel shown on mouseovering or mouse clicking the principal vowels:
http://pcwong.org/gwdw/sjf/mobile/vmobile.html

MDBG cantonese input data compared

I have extracted MDBG cantonese input  data:
11736 characters
646 syllables
aa: 那 阿 呀 亞 啊 丫 啞 吖 厂 婭 扼 亚 嗄 氬 鴉 錒 掗 錏 厊 咓 瘂
aai: 唉 哎 嗌 欸 挨 隘 誒 餲
aak: 呃 軛 齷 軶
aam: 菡
aan: 晏 鷃 鴳
aang: 甇 罌 甖….

Credit: http://www.mdbg.net

You can test drive this input here: http://pcwong.org/gwdw/mdbg/

My Cantonese Input Data:
Total syllables:677
Total characters in syllables:12479

Take into account that Cantonese is dynamic and the total syllables will keep increasing. The lost character-syllable will constantly be found and understood. Keep the same data will not be appropriate and with accessing data through my site, user will get the most upldated set.

You can test drive this input here: http://pcwong.org/cantonese/mobile/

Other than inputing chinese, my data includes the tone information and which is important to let users get the exact pronounciation of the syllable for native and non-native speaker which is a good learning tool as welll.

Hope that you will enjoy the system.