transliteration

(redirected from Alphabet transliteration)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

transliteration

the spelling of a word in one language with the alphabet of another language.
See also: Alphabet
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transliteration - a transcription from one alphabet to anothertransliteration - a transcription from one alphabet to another
transcription, written text - something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
transliterasie
نقحرة
transliterace
translitteration
字訳翻字音訳
transliteracija
transliteratie
transliterasjon
транслітерація

transliteration

[ˌtrænzlɪtəˈreɪʃən] Ntransliteración f, transcripción f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

transliteration

nTransliteration f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

transliteration

[ˌtrænzlɪtəˈreɪʃn] ntraslitterazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
One known terrorist got onto a plane to the United States because the Roman alphabet transliteration of his name on his passport was different from the Roman alphabet spelling of his name on the no-fly.