romanize

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romanize (third-person singular simple present romanizes, present participle romanizing, simple past and past participle romanized)

  1. To put letters or words written in another writing system into the Latin (Roman) alphabet.
  2. (historical) To bring under the authority or influence of Rome.
  3. To make Roman or Roman Catholic in disposition.
  4. To Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

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  • “romanize” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • NOAD, 2nd ed.

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Verb[edit]

romanize

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of romanizar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of romanizar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of romanizar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of romanizar