Tool to convert bibi-binary numbers. Bibi-binary (or bibinary or bibi code) is a numeric system invented by Boby Lapointe in order to represent numbers in letters which pronunciation seems funny.
Bibi-binary Code - dCode
Tag(s) : Arithmetics, Fun/Miscellaneous
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Each group of 2 letters is replaced by its equivalent in base 16.
Remains to convert to base 10 each number obtained in base 16.
Example: DEKODE=e8e in base 16 is equal to 3726 in base 10.
The message is only composed of syllables de,da,do,di,be,ba,bo,bi,ke,ka,ko,ki,he,ha,ho,hi.
Boby Lapointe described BiBi-binary as a short binary code. Citations (translated):
With the binary code, with 4 digits, get up to 15. With BiBi-binary, get up to 15 ... with 2 letters. [...] In argot bibi means me, my name is Boby and my children call me bibi so it is fun to call this system Bibi. [...] Binary is a base 2 system, bibinary is a base 4 system, bibi-binary is a base 16 system.
Segment the binary code in groups of 2 (from the right)
Example: 110111001 becomes '01, 10,11,10,01 '
Always starting from the right, replace the first group with vowels then the next group with consonants and so on alternately according to the table:
Example: '01, 10,11,10,01 becomes AKIKA', if the number of letters is not even, complete with an initial H or HAKIKA
A patent has been set in 1968 by Robert Lapointe.
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Bibi-binary Code on dCode.fr [online website], retrieved on 2023-09-30,