English Japanese Kawa.netxp [Ajax] Romanization of Japanese language (Kanji and Kana)

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This web service's specification

The mapping table from Kanji to roman is based on the dictionary of SKK which is a Japanese input method on Emacs. It was designed by Dr. Masahiko Sato and created in 1987. SKK is an abbreviation of 'Simple Kana to Kanji conversion program'.


Request URL: http://www.kawa.net/works/ajax/romanize/romanize.cgi (POST method)


MODE is required; mode=japanese or mode=kana.
CHARSET is optional; and default value is ie=UTF-8.
QUERY is URL encoded Japanese phrases.

POX over HTTP response

The response from server is a POX, Plain Old XML, format.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <span title="ni">に</span>
    <span title="ho">ほ</span>
    <span title="n">ん</span>

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