Transliteration and Transcription

Language-specific material:

Target Languages:

Bulgarian   Spanish   Czech   Danish   German   Estonian   Greek   English   French   Irish   Italian   Latvian   Lithuanian   Hungarian   Maltese   Dutch   Polish   Portuguese   Romanian   Slovak   Slovene   Finnish   Swedish

Source Languages:

Bulgarian   Estonian   Greek   Russian    English   Ukrainian

Multilingual material

Multilingual transliteration tables:

  • Transliteration of non-Roman scripts: A collection of transliteration and transcription tables for various writing systems, by Thomas T. Pedersen. Click here [17.2.2012]
  • UNESCO – Index Translationum: Collection of transliteration tables for Arabic, Armenian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Hindi, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Macedonian, Mongol, Russian, Serbian, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, Western Farsi-Persian.
    Click here [20.2.2012]
  • Omniglot – the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages: a wide collection of writing systems, including general information on each language and transliteration tables. Click here [23.2.2012]
  • Wikipedia – ISO 9, the international standard for transliteration from Cyrillic characters into Latin characters: general information on transliteration and transliteration tables, webpage available in several languages. Click here [27.2.2012]
  • Online transliteration tool available in EN, FR, ES and PT. Supported languages and transliteration systems: Adyghe, Armenian (eastern, classical, western), Belarusian, Berber, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Georgian, Greek, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Russian, Serbian. Click here [28.2.2012]

Geographical names:

  • “Technical reference manual for the standardization of geographical names”, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names: Pdf / html [17.2.2012]
  • Geonames.de – Countries and languages of the world: countries across the world in their own languages and scripts; with official names, capitals, flags, coats of arms, political divisions, national anthems, and translations of the countries and capitals into many languages. Click here [23.2.2012]
  • Countries and Regions of the World: a list of countries and areas in the world in alphabetical order, with the English and French names as well as local names. One World – Nations Online [23.2.2012]
  • GeoPostCodes.com: collection of US-ASCII Transliteration tables. Databases containing the names of the localities and regions written in the local language can also be downloaded (paying). Webpage available in DE, EN, ES, IT, NL, PL, PT, RO and Turkish. Click here [8.3.2012]

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