Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being translated, or rendered into another language; that may be expressed in other words or terms.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being translated, or rendered into another language.
- adj. capable of being put into another form or style or language
- adj. capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy
- translate + -able (Wiktionary)
“Saddam -- a name translatable as "he who confronts" -- staged a vicious purge.”
“Influence -- a word translatable in the Orient by a shorter one, cash -- must be brought to bear.”
“Translation theory gets screwy on the subject of "translatable" and "untranslatable" words.”
“Translation theory gets screwy on the subject of "translatable" and”
“-- a phrase imperfectly translatable, meaning, as near as may be, having flitter-mice in his campanile.”
“I promise I'll try to add subtitles but it is nearly "non" translatable, meaning has no sense ... just a crazy song: -)”
“There is a new trend toward a new genre listing, “Literary,” which generally means not easily adaptable, translatable into a movie; not action packed.”
“But upon further reflection, she has a point (although probably not the point she intended): It is difficult to defend a progressive view of the Constitution and judging, because it is a very nuanced approach not easily translatable into quick and accurate snippets.”
“In the vivid coinage of the title, Atemschaukel, translatable as "Breathswing", she is heir to the great Romanian-German exile poet Paul Celan, who could call one of his collections Atemwende, "Breathturn".”
“The courses are translatable to both certificate programs and Associate degrees.”
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Words and phrases expressing a property which they also possess themselves: "noun" is a noun, "English" is English, etc. If W means W AND W is (a) W, then W is an autological item. Very often but n...
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