Bashkir – ALA-LC transliteration system

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Bashkir virtual keyboard

The Bashkir virtual keyboard allows you to enter characters with a click of your mouse. There’s no need to change your keyboard layout anymore. The transliteration of each supported character is displayed on the right side of the character. You can then directly transliterate your text from one script to the other according to the selected transliteration system.

Language overview

The Bashkir language (Башкортса, or Bašqort) is an Altaic language from the Turkic group. It is spoken by the Bachkir people, mostly in the Republic of Bashkortostan (previously Bashkiria), but also in the neighboring republics of Tatarstan and Udmurtia. Bashkir counts about 1.45 million speakers and is written in the Cyrillic alphabet.

Transliteration system: ALA-LC

ALA-LC is a set of standards for the romanization, or representation of texts in other writing systems using the Latin alphabet. This label includes the initials of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Library of Congress (LC). This system is used to represent bibliographic names by North American libraries and the British Library, as well as in publications throughout the English-speaking world.

Other transliteration system for Bashkir

The other currently supported transliteration system for Bashkir is ISO 9.


Bashkir Manual Bashkir Manual
by , editors Routledge (1997)

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Other supported languages

The other supported languages are: Abkhaz, Adyghe, Altai, Armenian (eastern, classical), Armenian (western), Azerbaijani (Azeri), Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Chuvash, Erzya, Georgian, Greek, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Moldovan, Old Church Slavonic, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Tamazight, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Vai, and Yakut.