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NAME

translit - transliterate text between various writing systems

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

translit <B>-tB> name <B>-rB> <B>-iB> file <B>-oB> file -l -v -h

DESCRIPTION

<B>translitB> transliterates <B>UTF-8B> 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.

<B>translitB> regards the following commandline switches:
<B>--transB>, <B>-tB> name Use the transliteration standard named name.
<B>--reverseB>, <B>-rB> Transliterate in reverse direction.

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

<B>--infileB>, <B>-iB> FILE Read text from FILE. Defaults to STDIN.
<B>--outfileB>, <B>-oB> FILE Write the transliterated text to FILE. Defaults to STDOUT.
<B>--listB>, <B>-lB> Print a list of supported transliterations showing their
o name
o reversibility
o description
<B>--verboseB>, <B>-vB> Print verbose status messages to STDERR.
<B>--helpB>, <B>-hB> 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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