transliteration

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

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transliteration (plural transliterations)

  1. (linguistics, translation studies) The act or product of transliterating, or of representing letters or words in the characters of another alphabet or script.
  2. (sign language) The act or product of rendering speech in sign language, or vice versa.

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