Transliteration definition

translitərāzhən
The act or process of transliterating.
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A text that is the product of transliterating.
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(linguistics, translation studies) The act or product of transliterating, or of representing letters or words in the characters of another alphabet or script.
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(sign language) The act or product of rendering speech in sign language, or vice versa.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
transliteration
Plural:
transliterations

Origin of transliteration

  • From Latin transliteratus past participle of transliterare (“to transliterate"), from trans- (“across") + littera (“letter").

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