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Russian – ALA-LC transliteration system

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Russian virtual keyboard

The Russian 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

Russian (русский язык, transliterated as russkiy yazyk) belongs to the East Slavic group of the Indo-European family. Official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Moldova, it also has the co-official status in other countries, and counts about 164 million speakers. Russian 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.

The latest version was published by the American Library Association & Library of Congress in 1997.

Other transliteration systems for Russian

The other currently supported transliteration systems for Russian are: BGN/PCGN, GOST (1983) / UN (1987), ISO 9, and scholarly.

Books

The Everything Essential Russian Book: All You Need to Learn Russian in No Time The Everything Essential Russian Book: All You Need to Learn Russian in No Time
by , editors Adams Media (2014)
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Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced
by , editors Routledge (2014)
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Schaum’s Outline of Russian Grammar Schaum’s Outline of Russian Grammar
by , editors McGraw-Hill (2009)
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A Comprehensive Russian Grammar A Comprehensive Russian Grammar
by , editors Wiley-Blackwell (2000)
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Modern diccionario ruso-español Modern diccionario ruso-español
by , editors CreateSpace (2014)
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El Ruso: Gramatica Practica El Ruso: Gramatica Practica
by , editors Rubinos (2007)
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Guide de conversation russe Guide de conversation russe
by , editors Assimil (2010)
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Dictionnaire français-russe et russe-français Dictionnaire français-russe et russe-français
by , editors Larousse (2008)
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Other supported languages

The other supported languages are: Abkhaz, Adyghe, Armenian (eastern, classical), Armenian (western), Azerbaijani (Azeri), Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Chuvash, Georgian, Greek, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Macedonian, Serbian, Tamazight, Ukrainian, and Vai.

 
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