Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of transliterating; the rendering of a letter or letters of one alphabet by equivalents in another.
- n. linguistics, translation studies The act or product of transliterating, or of representing letters or words in the characters of another alphabet or script.
- n. sign language The act or product of rendering speech in sign language, or vice versa.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or product of transliterating, or of expressing words of a language by means of the characters of another alphabet.
- n. a transcription from one alphabet to another
- From Latin transliteratus past participle of transliterare ("to transliterate"), from trans- ("across") + littera ("letter"). (Wiktionary)
“In Japanese it is merely a transliteration of the English word, not a translation, and I have never seen the Fairtrade mark appearing on Japanese products, so I must say I am a bit skeptical of these numbers, even though the survey was conducted by the reputable firm Macromill Inc.”
“(The Spanish transliteration is in one of the posts above).”
“Perhaps U.K. to U.S. English transliteration is to accommodate the perceived audience for the book.”
“As a side note, the word "Satan" isn't a name, it is a transliteration of the Hebrew word "Ha'Satan" meaning, "the accuser, or the adversary".”
“Hint, in English transliteration of Arabic, K and G are often interchanged; second hint — what does “Gamal” mean in Hebrew?”
“Every intellectually rigorous teacher of Kabbalah whom I know of spells the word, in English transliteration, "Kabbalah.”
“According to the latter work, Job had two wives, the first of whom was named Uzit (in Greek transliteration: Sitidos), after the land of Uz where Job and his wife lived, and who, according to the appendix to the Septuagint, was an Arab woman.”
““Yi” is a transliteration from the Chinese using a system called “Pinyin.””
“So it is very well-known, even in Latin transliteration, no need to repeat it in russian.”
“In each case the Hamzah – Alif, although scarcely audible to our ear, is the real letter and might fitly be rendered in transliteration by the above mentioned silent h, wherever we make an Arabic word begin with a vowel not preceded by any other sign.”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
across or beyond; on or to the other side; through; going beyond
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2. the words put together by 1.
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The vocabulary of conference interpreting. I commend this list to those who want to know more about the profession and to those who wish to organize their knowledge about the profession. To aspirin...
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