transliteration

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From trans- +‎ literation.

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transliteration (countable and uncountable, plural transliterations)

  1. (linguistics, translation studies) The act or product of transliterating, of representing letters or words in the characters of another alphabet or script.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “Anglo-Indian slang in dictionaries on historical principles”, in World Englishes, volume 37, page 251:
      This searching was facilitated by the author's knowledge of the vagaries of Anglo-Indian spelling and the numerous colonial-era transliteration systems used for loanwords from Indian languages.
  2. (sign language) The act or product of rendering speech in sign language, or vice versa.

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