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transliterate definition

Overview

Define the English word transliterate below. Transliterate is a verb. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

From Latin transliterātum, past participle of transliterō, from trans (across) + literō , from littera (letter).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɹænzˈlɪtəɹeɪt/

Verb

transliterate (third-person singular simple present transliterates, present participle transliterating, simple past and past participle transliterated)

  1. (transitive) To represent letters or words in the characters of another writing system.

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