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Transcription and Spelling
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A. Transcription of Non-Latin Writing Systems

For Arabic and the Slavic languages that use the Cyrillic script, the transcription guidelines of the Library of Congress are used, which is currently the international standard in scholarly works and popular science works. The Library of Congress transcription style is based on English orthography. It has been slightly modified (simplified) in the c…

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“Transcription and Spelling”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 01 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_035700>
First published online: 2017

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