Transliteration is the process of transferring a word from the alphabet of one language to another. Transliteration helps people pronounce words and names in foreign languages. It is also useful for non-Latin script language speakers to use in their own language, as typing in Latin is more convenient.
Input : namaskaara Output : Transliterating from English(Latin) to Hindi(Devanagari) Input : namaskaara Output : Transliterating from English(Latin) to Telugu(Telugu)
To implement transliteration of Latin to Indian scripts we will use the
pip install indic-transliteration
We will use the
transliterate() method of the
sanscript class of the
Syntax : transliterate(text, romanization_style, script)
test : The text totransliterated
romanization_style : The following romanization styles are available :
- HK = ‘hk’
- IAST = ‘iast’
- ITRANS = ‘itrans’
- OPTITRANS = ‘optitrans’
- KOLKATA = ‘kolkata’
- SLP1 = ‘slp1’
- VELTHUIS = ‘velthuis’
- WX = ‘wx’
script : The script to be transliterated into. The following scripts are available :
- Gurmukhi/ Punjabi/ Panjabi
Returns : A string of the transliterated text.
Example 1:Transliterating from Latin to Devanagari.
Example 2:Transliterating from Latin to Gujarati.
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