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Word of the Day 05/07/20 Transliterate

Transliterate (verb)
transliterate [ trans-lit-uh-reyt, tranz- ]


verb (used with object), trans·lit·er·at·ed, trans·lit·er·at·ing.
1. to change (letters, words, etc.) into corresponding characters of another alphabet or language: to transliterate the Greek Χ as ch.

OTHER WORDS FROM TRANSLITERATE
trans·lit·er·a·tion, noun
trans·lit·er·a·tor, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH TRANSLITERATE
translate

WORDS RELATED TO TRANSLITERATE
reproduce, deliver, interpret, translate, rewrite, duplicate, decipher, reprint, convert, transcribe, render, put, turn, resolve, transpose, state, reword, pass, restate, paraphrase

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Origin: 1860–65; trans- + Latin līter(a) letter + -ate

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSLITERATE
The 114 author is apparently unable to transliterate properly the Old English names.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULF|CHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER

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