Cuneify

This form generates cuneiform script when you type in alphabetic transliteration according to the instructions below or in ATF format. You can then then switch cuneiform fonts and/or copy and paste the resulting cuneiform into another document if you want. Cuneify was developed by Steve Tinney.

To use Cuneify, you need to install at least one cuneiform font.



Tips for correct input

ATF and Unicode

Cuneify handles simple ASCII transliterations, such as those found on the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative [http://cdli.ucla.edu] pages, as well as the HTML display format used by Oracc [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/] projects, such as the State Archives of Assyria online [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/saao/knpp/] or the Corpus of Ancient Mesopotamian Scholarship [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/cams/]. You can cut and paste from any Oracc or CDLI transliteration into Cuneify.

When generating the cuneiform output Cuneify ignores the following editorial marks: [ ] ⸢ ⸣ < > # ! ? *. Illegible signs x are rendered as ░░.

For more information about ATF and Unicode, see the page on Computer cuneiform and/or the official ATF documentation [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/doc/builder/] maintained by Eleanor Robson and Steve Tinney for Oracc [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/].

 
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