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NAME ^

translit - transliterate text between various writing systems

SYNOPSIS ^

translit -t name -r -i file -o file -l -v -h

DESCRIPTION ^

translit transliterates UTF-8 encoded natural language text from one writing system to another.

It utilizes the Perl module Lingua::Translit to accomplish this task and follows the provided transliteration standards as strict as possible.

translit regards the following commandline switches:

--trans, -t name

Use the transliteration standard named name.

--reverse, -r

Transliterate in reverse direction.

NOTE: Not every transliteration is capable of being reversed. If unsure, have a look at the list of supported transliterations using the --list switch.

--infile, -i FILE

Read text from FILE. Defaults to STDIN.

--outfile, -o FILE

Write the transliterated text to FILE. Defaults to STDOUT.

--list, -l

Print a list of supported transliterations showing their

  • name
  • reversibility
  • description
--verbose, -v

Print verbose status messages to STDERR.

--help, -h

Show a short help text introducing command line switches only.

RESTRICTIONS ^

The input has to be UTF-8 encoded.

BUGS ^

None known.

Please report bugs to perl@lingua-systems.com.

SEE ALSO ^

Lingua::Translit, Lingua::Translit::Tables

http://www.lingua-systems.com/transliteration/Lingua-Translit-Perl-module/online-transliteration.html provides an online frontend for Lingua::Translit.

AUTHORS ^

Alex Linke <alinke@lingua-systems.com>

Rona Linke <rlinke@lingua-systems.com>

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Alex Linke and Rona Linke

Copyright (C) 2009-2010 Lingua-Systems Software GmbH

This program is free software. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms of either the GPL v2 or the Artistic license.

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