Romanization of Maldivian
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Major romanization methodsEdit
The Standard Alphabet of Dhivehi Transliteration (SADT) is the standard alphabet for the romanization of Maldivian.
The International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (IAST) is the most popular academic standard for the romanization of Sanskrit. IAST is the de facto standard used in printed publications, like books and magazines, and with the wider availability of Unicode fonts, it is also increasingly used for electronic texts.
Mālē Leṭin or Nasiri Latin was a popular romanization scheme for Maldivian used in 70s.
The following table includes examples of Maldivian words Romanized using the various systems mentioned above.
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