Chuvash – ALA-LC transliteration system
Chuvash virtual keyboard
The Chuvash 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.
Chuvash (Чӑвашла, transliterated as Căvašla or Çovaşla) belongs to the Turkic language family, and more precisely to the Oghur branch, of which it is the last living language. It is spoken in the Chuvash Republic, or Chuvashia, in the Russian Federation, where it is co-oficial with Russian, by the Chuvash people, and counts about 1 million speakers. Chuvash can be written in Latin alphabet or in 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 systems for Chuvash
The other currently supported transliteration systems for Chuvash are: BGN/PCGN, CăvashLat, and ISO 9.
Other supported languages
The other supported languages are: Abkhaz, Adyghe, Altai, Armenian (eastern, classical), Armenian (western), Azerbaijani (Azeri), Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Georgian, Greek, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Moldovan, Old Church Slavonic, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Tamazight, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Vai, and Yakut.