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BS 2979

58th Edition, July 30, 1958

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Transliteration of Cyrillic and Greek Characters

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , May 1, 2015

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  • Revision: 58th Edition, July 30, 1958
  • Published Date: May 1, 2015
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 24
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

Section 1: British traditional-type system (using zh, ch, sh, yu, ya); Table A Cyrillic-to-English transliteration, Table B the back-transliteration, English-to-Cyrillic , Section 2: 'international' system for modern Cyrillic (Table C), Tables D and E for Church Slavonic and Rumanian Cyrillic. Table F back-transliteration (Latin-to-Cyrillic) for Table C, D and E. Section 3: rule-of-thumb system for Greek, without special regard to phonetic peculiarities of Ancient or Modern Greek, in line with international practice.