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ALA-LC ROMANIZATION TABLES

The links below are to the scanned text of the 1997 edition of the ALA-LC Romanization Tables: Transliteration Schemes for Non-Roman Scripts, approved by the Library of Congress and the American Library Association, with the following exceptions:

The 1997 edition of the tables is also available for purchase in book form from the Cataloging Distribution Service.

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Introduction
Character Sets Used in Romanization
Index to Languages

Romanization Tables
Amharic Arabic Armenian
Assamese Azerbaijani Balinese
Belorussian Bengali Bulgarian
Burmese Chinese Church Slavic
Divehi Georgian Greek
Gujarati Hebrew and Yiddish Hindi
Japanese Javanese, Sundanese,
and Madurese
Kannada
Kashmiri Khmer Korean
Kurdish Lao Lepcha
Limbu Malay Malayalam
Marathi Mongolian Moplah
Non-Slavic Languages
(in Cyrillic Script)
Oriya Ottoman Turkish
Pali Panjabi Persian
Pushto Russian Sanskrit and Prakrit
Santali Serbian and Macedonian Sindhi
Sinhalese Tamil Telugu
Thai Tibetan Tigrinya
Uighur Ukrainian Urdu


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