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.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH TRANSLITERATE
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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