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trans·lit·er·ate

 (trăns-lĭt′ə-rāt′, trănz-)
tr.v. trans·lit·er·at·ed, trans·lit·er·at·ing, trans·lit·er·ates
To represent (letters or words) in the corresponding characters of another alphabet.

[trans- + Latin littera, lītera, letter + -ate.]

trans·lit′er·a′tion (-ə-rā′shən) n.

transliterate

(trænzˈlɪtəˌreɪt)
vb
(Linguistics) (tr) to transcribe (a word, etc, in one alphabet) into corresponding letters of another alphabet: the Greek word λóγος can be transliterated as 'logos'.
[C19: trans- + -literate, from Latin līttera letter]
ˌtransliterˈation n
transˈliterˌator n

trans•lit•er•ate

(trænsˈlɪt əˌreɪt, trænz-)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to change (letters, words, etc.) into corresponding characters of another alphabet or language.
[1860–65; trans- + Latin līter(a) letter + -ate1]
trans•lit`er•a′tion, n.
trans•lit′er•a`tor, n.

transliterate


Past participle: transliterated
Gerund: transliterating

Imperative
transliterate
transliterate
Present
I transliterate
you transliterate
he/she/it transliterates
we transliterate
you transliterate
they transliterate
Preterite
I transliterated
you transliterated
he/she/it transliterated
we transliterated
you transliterated
they transliterated
Present Continuous
I am transliterating
you are transliterating
he/she/it is transliterating
we are transliterating
you are transliterating
they are transliterating
Present Perfect
I have transliterated
you have transliterated
he/she/it has transliterated
we have transliterated
you have transliterated
they have transliterated
Past Continuous
I was transliterating
you were transliterating
he/she/it was transliterating
we were transliterating
you were transliterating
they were transliterating
Past Perfect
I had transliterated
you had transliterated
he/she/it had transliterated
we had transliterated
you had transliterated
they had transliterated
Future
I will transliterate
you will transliterate
he/she/it will transliterate
we will transliterate
you will transliterate
they will transliterate
Future Perfect
I will have transliterated
you will have transliterated
he/she/it will have transliterated
we will have transliterated
you will have transliterated
they will have transliterated
Future Continuous
I will be transliterating
you will be transliterating
he/she/it will be transliterating
we will be transliterating
you will be transliterating
they will be transliterating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transliterating
you have been transliterating
he/she/it has been transliterating
we have been transliterating
you have been transliterating
they have been transliterating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transliterating
you will have been transliterating
he/she/it will have been transliterating
we will have been transliterating
you will have been transliterating
they will have been transliterating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transliterating
you had been transliterating
he/she/it had been transliterating
we had been transliterating
you had been transliterating
they had been transliterating
Conditional
I would transliterate
you would transliterate
he/she/it would transliterate
we would transliterate
you would transliterate
they would transliterate
Past Conditional
I would have transliterated
you would have transliterated
he/she/it would have transliterated
we would have transliterated
you would have transliterated
they would have transliterated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transliterate - rewrite in a different scripttransliterate - rewrite in a different script; "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
Latinise, Latinize, Romanise, Romanize - write in the Latin alphabet; "many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names"
braille - transcribe in braille
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
Translations
transliterovat
translitteroida
translittérer
transliteruoti

transliterate

[trænzˈlɪtəreɪt] VTtranscribir

transliterate

vttransliterieren

transliterate

[trænzˈlɪtəˌreɪt] vttraslitterare
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