Hindi Transliteration & Transcription

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The Transliteration and Transcription of Hindi

The US Library of Congress and the American Library Association transcription scheme for Hindi can be found documented on the external link: corresponding ALA-LC romanization page. The transliteration of Hindi in fact is fairly close to its pronunciation, so there is not a pressing need for a separate transcription system of the sounds of Hindi. Typically transcription will in fact simply be a simplification of the transliterated form which eliminates diacritic marks by removing the macron indicating long vowels, or converts ś into “sh,” and so forth.

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