For Specialists: Thai Transliteration

A systematic review ballot of the published standard, ISO 11940, Information and documentation – Transliteration of Thai has been announced by NISO. “Since there are fewer Roman characters than Thai characters, diacritical marks, punctuation marks, and a combination of two Roman characters, or a digraph, are needed to represent one Thai character.” Cindy Hepfer, ALA […]

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Arabic language experts please note!

Cindy Hepfer, ALA Voting representative to NISO has notified us that there is a systematic review ballot of ISO 233-2:1993, Arabic simplified transliteration, going on at this time. The formal name of the published standard is ISO 233-2:1993, Information and documentation – Transliteration of Arabic characters into Latin characters – Part 2: Arabic language – […]

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