Re: Arabic transliteration
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 13, 2002, 23:21|
Isaac A. Penzev writes:
> Shalom everybody!
> I've just started working over a new conlang project. The original script
> for the conlang should be Arabic. I'm sure I cannot post messages here in
> Ar-script even with my mail client permitting me to use Unicode -- the
> server messes them up, doesn't it? And quite few people have Arabic support
> in their OS's...
> Is there any ASCII-friendly scheme for ***transliterating*** Ar-script (NOT
> a transcription!!! -- I know X-SAMPA!), or should I introduce my own one?
I'm uncertain as to whether this will be of any use to you - I don't
know if it'll be recognized _anywhere_ - but there is such a scheme
described here (although he calls it transcription, I think it's the
kind of thing you want).
It's actually a general scheme for Semitic languages - Arabic is at