Design and development of the allbalanced dictionary

K.H. Cheung, Xiaoheng Zhang

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《全衡》是第一个较全面考虑香港和国际的需求的网上汉字输入系统 ,其核心部件是词典。《全衡》使用的是一部拥有六万余词条的词典 ,每一词条讲述一个词语 ,信息包括该词语的简体字形式、繁体字形式、汉语拼音表达式、粤语拼音表达式、仓颉输入法代码、速成输入法代码等。由其中任何一项入手 ,借助于系统中的检索程序可以方便地查找其它各项信息。这不仅有力地支持了汉字输入 ,对于汉语学习也很有帮助。本文简要介绍《全衡》的词典建设||AllBalanced is the first Web based Chinese character input system with substantial functions to meet the needs of Hong Kong in particular and the needs of the international societies in general.The primary knowledgebase of the system is a dictionary of over 60,000 Chinese word entries encoded in Unicode.The contents of each word entry include the traditional characters of the word,the simplified characters,the Hanyu Pinyin expression,the Jyutping expression,the Changjie code and the Sucheng code.The present paper presents a brief introduction to the design and development of the dictionary.
Original languageChinese (Simplified)
Pages (from-to)58-62
Number of pages5
Journal中文信息学报 (Journal of Chinese information processing)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Web based Chinese character input
  • Dictionary editing
  • Hanyu Pinyin
  • Jyutping
  • Simplified Chinese character
  • Traditional Chinese character

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