transliterate

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

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transliterate (third-person singular simple present transliterates, present participle transliterating, simple past and past participle transliterated)

  1. (transitive) To represent letters or words in the characters of another writing system.

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