Chapter 6: Alphabetical sorting

Not all languages have the same alphabetical order. In this chapter we will look at how various languages do alphabetical sorting and how computer software can help you do it correctly.

You can read the chapter in Irish in the printed book »

Chapter contents

  • Alphabetical order in different languages
  • Non-Latin alphabets
  • Multilingual lists
  • Sort keys
  • Sort keys are language-dependent
  • Sorting Irish surnames
Book cover
An Ríomhaire Ilteangach
Michal Boleslav Měchura
145 pages
Cois Life 2017
ISBN 978-1-907494-70-3
Note. Although this website is bilingual in Irish and English, the book itself is in Irish only.