Transliterate meaning

trăns-lĭtə-rāt, trănz-
To represent (letters or words) in the corresponding characters of another alphabet.
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To write or spell (words, letters, etc.) in corresponding characters of another alphabet.
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To represent letters or words in the characters of another writing system.
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Origin of transliterate

  • trans– Latin littera, lītera letter –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin transliteratum, past participle of translitero, from trans- (“across") + literō , from littera (“letter").

    From Wiktionary