- n. Plural form of transliteration.
“In the present reprint the text of the original edition of this work has been reproduced without change, even the curious transliterations of the vernacular words and phrases having been preserved.”
“Including one-word transliterations of dialect spellings and cross references, the glossary has approximately 3,000 entries, about half of which are genuinely interesting.”
“I don't know why my parents chose two different transliterations for "Yong", but if they had not, Richard and I would be completely indistinguishable ( "Tsien RY") in bibliographical databases.”
“Some Moslem authority has decided that “Moslem” and “Mohammed” are the wrong transliterations; all bien pensants must write “Muslim” and “Muhammad”.”
“Also watch lists could have a names in the “transliterated from a non Roman alphabet” sub data base with common alternate transliterations and yellow flags if one matches one of those.”
“Poles in Britain talk about being kelnerzy w offisie (office cleaners) or bilderzy (builders), but such transliterations have so far proved too alien to survive long on Polish soil.”
“The food foreigners were eating in hotels and restaurants was not Iraqi at all but a series of murky transliterations of Mediterranean food.”
“Suhail Shadoud spent hours correcting my Arabic and suggesting transliterations, both of which he did with the eloquence of a poet and the precision of a dentist.”
“Riffing on the conceit that the Bard originally composed in Klingon ( "You have not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," a character famously pronounced in the film "Star Trek VI"), actors from the extraterrestrial version periodically broke character to tell the English-language actors that the transliterations were inaccurate.”
“Alf shukr to Sinan Antoon for the transliterations.”
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