Taiwanese Language Phonetic Alphabet (Chinese: 臺灣語言音標方案; pinyin: Táiwān yǔyán yīnbiāo fāng'àn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-ôan gí-giân im-piau hong-àn), more commonly known by its initials TLPA, is a romanization system for the Taiwanese Hokkien, Taiwanese Hakka language, and Taiwanese language. Based on Pe̍h-ōe-jī and first published in full in 1998, it was intended as a transcription system rather than as a full-fledged orthography.[1]


  1. ^ Klöter, Henning (2004), "Language Policy in the KMT and DPP eras", China Perspectives, 56, retrieved 2010-02-10