Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Transliterate

Transliterate["string"]
attempts to transliterate string into plain ASCII.

Transliterate["string",script]
attempts to transliterate string into the specified writing script script.

Transliterate["string",script1script2]
attempts to transliterate string from script1 to script2.

DetailsDetails

  • Transliterate uses standard Unicode writing script transformation rules.
  • The specified script or scripti may be script name strings, Automatic, or "WritingScript" entities. They can also be language specifications.
  • A list of "WritingScript" entities can be found using EntityList["WritingScript"]. Some entities may not have transliteration rules available.
  • Transliterate automatically threads over lists.

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Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Transliterate text to ASCII:

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Transliterate text to Hiragana:

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Transliterate from one writing system to another:

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Introduced in 2015
(10.3)