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{{official capitalization standard|language=Transliterations|proposal=1}}
 
 
 
Transliteration is the conversion from one script to another, e.g., from Latin to Kanji, Kanji to Cyrillic, Cyrillic to Hebrew, etc.  Often, releases will be transliterated for the benefit of people who enjoy the music but cannot read the original script.  While transliteration to the Latin script is the most common, it is not the only possibility.
 
 
 
== Guideline ==
 
 
 
Transliterated [[Release Status#Pseudo-Release|pseudo-releases]]<ref>At the time this guideline is being adopted, [[Next Generation Schema|NGS]] is getting close. In NGS, capitalization of [[Release Status#Official|official releases]] should not be normalized. This guideline is limited to pseudo-releases in order to avoid such "destructive" capitalization changes.</ref> should conform to the rules of the transliteration system used.
 
 
 
Some languages have specific capitalization guidelines for transliterations:
 
* Chinese: [[Capitalization Standard Chinese]]
 
* Hebrew: [[Capitalization Standard Hebrew]]
 
* Japanese: [[Capitalization Standard Japanese]]
 
* Yiddish: [[Capitalization Standard Yiddish]]
 
 
 
For any other transliterations to scripts that have a capitalization concept:<ref>[http://www.omniglot.com/writing/armenian.htm Armenian], [http://www.omniglot.com/writing/cyrillic.htm Cyrillic], [http://www.omniglot.com/writing/deseret.htm Deseret], [http://www.omniglot.com/writing/georgian2.htm Georgian (Mkhedruli)], [http://www.omniglot.com/writing/greek.htm Greek] and [http://www.omniglot.com/writing/latin.htm Latin].</ref>
 
# If the source script also has a capitalization concept, keep the original capitalization.
 
# Otherwise, then only the first letter of each sentence and proper nouns should be capitalized.
 
 
 
 
 
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