The transliteration lexicon is a key to the understanding and processing
of completed transliterations. Even more important it is supposed to be a
reference for the staff transcribing the dialogues. The lexicon can also be
used as a reference for other western languages, the target language is German,
though. Dictionary entries applying exclusively for German are indicated
The lexicon itself describes the structure of a transliteration file, the conventions for the transliteration of the individual turn elements and provides in addition tables of the respective symbols.
Dictionary entries for the turn elements include: