Ingush – ALA-LC transliteration system

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Ingush virtual keyboard

The Ingush 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

Ingush (ГІалгІай, Ğalğaj) belongs to the Northeast Caucasian family, and more precisely to the Nakh family. Official language in Ingushetia, it is also spoken in Chechnya, Kazakhstan and Russia and counts about 400,000 speakers.

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 Ingush

The other currently supported transliteration systems for Ingush are: ISO 9, and national.


Ingush Grammar Ingush Grammar
by , editors University of California Press (2010)

Parlons tchétchène-ingouche : langue et culture Parlons tchétchène-ingouche : langue et culture
by , editors L’Harmattan (1997)

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Other supported languages

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