[ jump to a language at random ]

Transcribed/Transliterated English Travel Phrases

English speakers are familiar with transcription and transliteration, although they may not recognize it when the see it.
For example, "Россия" becomes "Russia".

This page shows the opposite: English transcribed or transliterated into non-English alphabets.

Transcription maps the sounds of one language to the script of another language.

Transliteration maps one writing system to another.

Entries shown below:  Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Carrier, Cherokee, Coptic, French, Georgian, German, Gothic, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Inuktitut, Irish, Japanese, Kannada, Klingon, Korean, Malayalam, Mandarin Chinese, North Saami, Old English, Panjabi, Persian/Farsi, Russian, Syriac, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thaana, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yiddish

Normally written English, for reference:

     1) Where is my room?
     2) Where is the beach?
     3) Where is the bar?
     4) Don't touch me there!
 


top Amharic transcription of English
[Amharic transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Arabic transcription of English
[Arabic transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Armenian transcription of English

Western Armenian:

[Western Armenian transcription of English]
             

Eastern Armenian:

[Eastern Armenian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Belarusian transcription of English
[Belarusian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Bengali transcription of English
[Bengali transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Bulgarian transcription of English
[Bulgarian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Cantonese / Yue Chinese transcription of English

Shown in Chinese characters and Yale romanization:

[Cantonese transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Carrier transcription of English
[Carrier transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Cherokee transcription of English
[Cherokee transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Coptic transcription of English
[Coptic transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top French transcription of English

1) Ouère ise maï roume?

2) Ouère ise ze bitche?

3) Ouère ise ze bâre?

4) Donte tâtche mi zère!

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Georgian transcription of English
[Georgian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top German transcription of English
[German transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Gothic transcription of English
[Gothic transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Greek transcription of English
[Greek transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Gujarati transcription of English
[Gujarati transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Hebrew transcription of English

without vowel points:

[Hebrew transcription of English]
            

with vowel points:

[Hebrew transcription of English with vowel points]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Hindi transcription of English
[Hindi transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Inuktitut transcription of English
[Inuktitut transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Irish transcription of English
[Irish transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Japanese transcription of English

Shown in Katakana and Romaji:

[Japanese transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Kannada transcription of English
[Kannada transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Klingon transcription of English
[Klingon transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Korean transcription of English

Hangul:

[Korean transcription of English]
             

Latin alphabet:

[Korean transcription of English using the Latin alphabet]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Malayalam transcription of English
[Malayalam transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Mandarin Chinese transliteration of English

Simplified Characters:

[Mandarin Chinese transliteration of English using simplified characters]
            

Traditional Characters:

[Mandarin Chinese transcription of English using traditional characters]

Hanyu Pinyin:

[Mandarin Chinese transliteration of English using Hanyu Pinyin]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top North Saami transcription of English
[North Saami transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Old English transcription of English
[Old English transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Panjabi transcription of English
[Panjabi transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Persian/Farsi transcription of English
[Persian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Russian transcription of English
[Russian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Syriac transliteration of English
[Syriac transliteration of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Tagalog transcription of English using the old Tagalog script (also called Baybayin or Alibata)
[Tagalog transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Tamil transcription of English
[Tamil transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Telugu transcription of English
[Telugu transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Thaana transliteration of English
[Thaana transliteration of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Thai transcription of English
[Thai transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Ukrainian transcription of English
[Ukrainian transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Urdu transcription of English
[Urdu transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Vietnamese transcription of English
[Vietnamese transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Yiddish transcription of English
[Yiddish transcription of English]

Writing system information at Omniglot



Fonts in the Gallery of Unicode Fonts

General writing system information at Wikipedia, Omniglot, and GEONAMES


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
Do you have a language or dialect to add?
Did I get something wrong?
Please let me know...

contact information