Date: 1800-1900
Origin: trans- + Latin littera 'letter'

transliterate

verb
     
Related topics: Languages
trans‧lit‧e‧rate [transitive]
SLL to write a word, sentence etc in the alphabet of a different language or writing system
transliteration noun [uncountable and countable]

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