Module:iu-translit

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This module will transliterate Inuktitut language text.

The module should preferably not be called directly from templates or other modules. To use it from a template, use {{xlit}}. Within a module, use Module:languages#Language:transliterate.

For testcases, see Module:iu-translit/testcases.

Functions[edit]

tr(text, lang, sc)
Transliterates a given piece of text written in the script specified by the code sc, and language specified by the code lang. When the transliteration fails, returns nil.

local export = {}

function export.tr(text, lang, sc)
	text = require("Module:Cans-translit").tr(text, lang, sc)
	
	local repl = {
		["ī"] = "ii",
		["ō"] = "uu",
		["ā"] = "aa",
		["š"] = "sh",
		["ð"] = "th",
		["e"] = "ai",
		["o"] = "u",
		["y"] = "j",
		["f"] = "v",
		["c"] = "g",
	}
	
	for char, replacement in pairs(repl) do
		text = mw.ustring.gsub(text, char, replacement)
	end
	
	return text
end

return export