translit - Man Page

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 using CPAN's request tracker at <https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Lingua-Translit>.

See Also

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

Authors

Alex Linke <alinke@netzum-sorglos.de>

Rona Linke <rlinke@netzum-sorglos.de>

Info

2021-01-27 perl v5.32.1 User Contributed Perl Documentation