translit man page

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

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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…>.

See Also

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

Authors

Alex Linke <alinke@netzum-sorglos.de>

Rona Linke <rlinke@netzum-sorglos.de>

Info

2016-05-23 perl v5.24.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation