Transliterate Arabic

A simple plugin for the transliteration of Arabic words in posts.

Author:little-wolf (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:1.5.2, PHP
WordPress version tested:4.9.18
Plugin version:1.0.7
Added to WordPress repository:19-09-2013
Last updated:15-05-2018
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Use simple ‘codes’ in the post editor to insert romanized Arabic letters. The HTML entities for each symbol are inserted into the saved post, so no conversion is needed at display-time.

Usage

In the post editor, simply use the following ‘codes’ to have romanized latin characters inserted in place.

  • ‘/,,/’ → ʾ (ء)
  • ‘/AA/’ → Ā (آ)
  • ‘/aa/’ → ā (آ)
  • ‘/EE/’ → Ī (ي)
  • ‘/ee/’ → ī (ي)
  • ‘/OO/’ → Ū (و)
  • ‘/oo/’ → ū (و)
  • ‘/HH/’ → Ḥ (ح)
  • ‘/hh/’ → ḥ (ح)
  • ‘/KH/’ → Ḵ (خ)
  • ‘/kh/’ → ḵ (خ)
  • ‘/DH/’ → Ḏ (ذ)
  • ‘/dh/’ → ḏ (ذ)
  • ‘/SH/’ → Š (ش)
  • ‘/sh/’ → š (ش)
  • ‘/SS/’ → Ṣ (ص)
  • ‘/ss/’ → ṣ (ص)
  • ‘/DD/’ → Ḍ (ض)
  • ‘/dd/’ → ḍ (ض)
  • ‘/TT/’ → Ṭ (ط)
  • ‘/tt/’ → ṭ (ط)
  • ‘/ZZ/’ → Ẓ (ظ)
  • ‘/zz/’ → ẓ (ظ)
  • ‘/cc/’ → ʿ (ع)
  • ‘/GH/’ → Ġ (غ)
  • ‘/gh/’ → ġ (غ)

Examples

  • kit/aa/b → kitāb
  • /cc/arab/ee/ → ʿarabī
  • /AA/jurr/oo/m/ee/yah → Ājurrūmīyah

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