BS 2979:1958 - Transliteration of Cyrillic and Greek characters

BS 2979:1958

Transliteration of Cyrillic and Greek characters

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 1958



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.

Standard NumberBS 2979:1958
TitleTransliteration of Cyrillic and Greek characters
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 July 1958
Confirm Date15 May 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsIndexing, Cataloguing, Greek characters, Cyrillic characters, Transliteration
Title in FrenchTranslitteration des caracteres cyrilliques et grecs
Title in GermanTransliteration kyrillischer und griechischer Buchstaben
ISBN0 580 34961 6
File Size1.114 MB

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