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Zhuyin_fuhao

Zhuyin fuhao

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Zhuyin (bopomofo) keypad for a mobile phone

Zhuyin fuhao (uncountable)

  1. A phonetic alphabet used to transcribe Mandarin for students of that language and for inputting Chinese, used in Taiwan, shortened as Zhuyin; also known as bopomofo from the first letters of the alphabet: (bo po mo fo). Hanyu pinyin romanisation "zhùyīn fúhào" written in Zhuyin becomes ㄓㄨˋ ㄧㄣ ㄈㄨˊ ㄏㄠˋ.

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