Determine: a list of the most likely romanized name, and a probability for each returned romanized name.
What is the romanization of a Japanese name written in Kanji
The translation or conversion of a Japanese name written in Kanji into Latin alphabet is called romanization. Several transcriptions for the same name are possible. This is why we return a list of transcribed names, accompanied by a calibrated probability and sorted from most likely to least likely.
Romanization is the translation or conversion, to the Latin alphabet, of any other writing system.
Kanji are the adopted logographic Japanese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system. Kanji is one of the three writing systems that are more commonly know as Japanese characters.
For example, the romanization of the full name written in Kanji 中松 義郎 are, for the most likely transcription, Yoshiro Nakamatsu, and Yoshiro Nakamatu for the second most likely transcription.
Convert to Kanjia Japanese first name, last name or full name
Transcribe a Japanese first name and/or surname, written in Latin alphabets into Kanji characters. Indicate the most likely gender to improve the accuracy of the transcription.
The name transcription will work with greater accuracy for names identified as Japanese.
Determine: the success status of the match: 'Match' or 'Mismatch', and scored the names transcription.
Identify the genderbased on a Japanese first name, last name or full name
Analyzes a Japanese first name and optional surname, or an unsplit Japanese full name, in Kanji characters or Latin alphabet, to identify the most likely gender with higher accuracy. If the first name and surname are clearly identifiable, the Genderize Japanese Name feature (FIRST & LAST NAME) will be slightly more accurate.
Determine: the most likely gender with a calibrated probability for the returned gender.
What is the gender of a Japanese name
Gender is defined as a set of characteristics considered to relate to femininity and masculinity. Depending on some contexts, this may include social structures based on gender identity and sex. Most cultures use a gender binary, in which gender is divided into two categories: boys/men/male and girls/women/female.
The gender estimated from a name is not absolute, so we indicate the probability that the identified gender is correct. Adding a surname and/or country of residence significantly increases accuracy. If the probability of the returned gender is between 45% and 55%, the name can be interpreted as unisex.
For example, the Japanese full name written in Kanji 中松 義郎 is identified as a male name with a probability of 55.01% (can be interpreted as unisex).
Separate a first name and last namebased on an unsplit Japanese full name
Separate an unsplit Japanese full name, written in Kanji characters or in Latin alphabet, into a first name and surname structure, with higher accuracy.
What is the first and last name structure of a Japanese full name
A full name is the set of names by which a person is known. It is often composed of two elements: a first name (given name) and a last name (surname). It can sometimes include middle names. The order of the first name and the last name differs according to the different regions of the world and the alphabets.
A first name is the part of a personal name that identifies a person and differentiates them from other members of a group. It is also called a given name. The first name may also include middles names.
A last name is the part of a personal name that usually indicates a person's family, tribe or community. It is also called surname or family name.
For example, for the unsplit Japanese name in Kanji 中松 義郎, the first name is 中松 and 義郎 the last name.
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