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Re: : Persian Romanization table

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"Jacobs, Jane W" <[log in to unmask]>

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Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

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If you want to work with MARC records, you can use MARC::Detrans (http://search.cpan.org/~esummers/MARC-Detrans-1.41/)



The trick is you will need a config file for Persian.  You also have to decide whether you want to use MARC-8 or UTF-8 before you construct the config file.  We’ve done config files for Urdu (I’ll send you off list), but not Persian.  I expect you could patch up the Urdu to make Persian without too much bother.  It will not be perfect, but probably respectable.  If you have a Persian speaker handy to spell check and tweak the results it will do really well.



One problem with the config files for UTF-8 is that with any diacritical marks in the Romanization you may need to account for two different types of characters. For example in Urdu:

    <rule>

        <roman>h?</roman>

        <marc>?</marc>

    </rule>

May look like

    <rule>

        <roman> ? </roman>

        <marc>?</marc>

    </rule>



But the first  h? = 0068 + 0323 (h + combining dot below)



Whereas the second ? = a 1E25 (a single character)



This little snake in the grass really goofed me up for a while, and makes the config file look duplicative when its not.

Anyway if you’re interested in this alternative, I’ll be glad to provide whatever assistance I can.

JJ







-----Original Message-----
From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Craig Franklin
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:52 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] : Persian Romanization table



I think that looking for "English" might be a red herring, what you want is

a translation between Persian in the Arabic script to Persian in the Latin

script.



That said, a quick look at Wikipedia indicates that this might not be as

straightforward a task as one might expect:



http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Romanization_of_Persian&oldid=532605934



Cheers,

Craig



On 23 January 2013 08:30, Han, Yan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:



> Hello, All,

> I have a project to deal with Persian materials. I have already uses

> Google Translate API to translate. Now I am looking for an API to

> transliterate /Romanize (NOT Translate) Persian to English (not English to

> Persian). In other words, I have Persian in, and English out.

> There is a Romanization table (Persian romanization table - Library of

> Congress<http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/persian.pdf>

> www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/persian.pdf<

> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/persian.pdf>).

>

> For example, If

>

> ????  should output as  Kit?b

> My finding is that existing tools only do the opposite

>

> 1.      Google Transliterate: you enter English, output Persian (Input

> “Bookmark”, output “??????? “, Input “??????? “, output “??????? “)

>

> 2.      OCLC language: the same as Google Transliterate.

>

> 3.      http://mylanguages.org/persian_romanization.php  : works, but no

> API.

>

> Anyone know such API exists?

>

> Thanks much,

>

> Yan

>

>



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