From Wikisource
(Redirected from Template:Lang-syc)
Jump to: navigation, search


Documentation icon Template documentation[view] [edit] [history] [purge]

This is a simple template that helps format Syriac text. It defines the direction as right-to-left and HTML lang property to "syc".

This template is not intended for formatting whole paragraphs, but only Syriac passages in a paragraph that may be left-to-right. (In HTML terms, it's a <span>, not a <div>.)


It takes one required argument which can be left unnamed or explicitely named "text". Example:

  • {{syriac|ܥܰܠܝܡܳܐ}} or {{syriac|text=ܥܰܠܝܡܳܐ}}


  • ܥܰܠܝܡܳܐ

This is the English Wikisource, Syriac <span>s are expected to be embedded in left-to-right paragraphs; therefore by default this template ends with the left-to-right marker (‎). If you want to disable it, add the argument "nolrm=1":

  • Without "nolrm": {{syriac|ܡܠܟܘܬܐ}}, {{syriac|ܫܩܠܘܬܐ‎}} -> ܡܠܟܘܬܐ‎, ܫܩܠܘܬܐ
  • With "nolrm": {{syriac|nolrm=1|ܡܠܟܘܬܐ}}, {{syriac|ܫܩܠܘܬܐ‎}} -> ܡܠܟܘܬܐ, ܫܩܠܘܬܐ

See also[edit]