Hebrew, Armenian Characters to ROMAN CHARACTERS

Hey guys, Hope your well.

I love to hear your opinion on best approaches on working to take TEXT written using Hebrew, Armenian, Greek or even Arabic and Transliterating to ROMAN CHARACTERS,

Thanks for your thoughts.

-gio

You want to do:
שָׁלוֹם‎ appears as shalom ?

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in the simplest form yes

somehow a english notation.
means you need a language processor / translator / database. or online service.

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With languages like Greek or Russian (and probably also Armenian) this should be relatively easy. Just set up a translation table and replace each character with the transliterated string in the target character set. But keep in mind that there are different transliterations in different languages – for example, the Russian spaceship Союз that is written ‘Soyuz’ in the English-speaking world is transliterated as ‘Sojus’ in Germany. Some proper names may have a traditional transliteration that is at odds with standard transliteration rules.

The Arabic script omits short vowels (these are indicated by diacritics at best) but the Latin script does not, so you need to guess which word it is (there are some ambiguities here and context must be taken into account) and transliterate that. A simple character by character transliteration won’t do.

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The above advice were what I had in mind, but I was not sure about what the op had in mind: real paragraph translation or

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The above advice were what I had in mind, but I was not sure about what the op had in mind: real paragraph translation or word to word replacement/presentation.

Can be used for Japaneese, etc. too.

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I am working on some documents and others will too. The idea is to have the app/program transliterate as close as it can and have the human component(us) make it readable when needed. Having a person do that by hand would be a lot of pain staking work.

Do any of you want to take a swim at this app for a fee of course?

-gio

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=hebrew+transliteration+api&ia=web

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in the current project we can’t use external API’s.

THANKS MICHEL

Can you interface your application with Translate Google ?
(send a paragraph to Google and get it back “translated”)

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I am planning to but ultimately the app will live off line. it is for research and the text wont be available online.

At first glance, it should not be too difficult to create a basic transliteration engine.

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thank you so much, i am working with similar rules. this helps a lot. so thankful.

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