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synonyms for transliteration

  • adaptation
  • explanation
  • reading
  • rendering
  • rendition
  • transcription
  • version
  • construction
  • crib
  • decoding
  • elucidation
  • gloss
  • key
  • paraphrase
  • rephrasing
  • restatement
  • simplification
  • metaphrase
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How to use transliteration in a sentence

At present the map-makers conform only in a unanimous desire to each use a different transliteration.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
However the author's original spelling is preserved as it is a plausible transliteration of an unfamiliar word as he heard it.
IN EASTERN SEASJ. J. SMITH
If your system allows for it, hovering over Greek text will show a transliteration.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 182, APRIL 23, 1853VARIOUS
You can hover your mouse over Greek words to reveal a transliteration, and click on illustrations for a larger view.
CHAPTERS IN THE HISTORY OF THE INSANE IN THE BRITISH ISLESDANIEL HACK TUKE
They attain their effects by bad spelling, and a simple transliteration reveals the poverty of their wit.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
A mouse hover over Greek text will display English transliteration.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
We use a different alphabet, so there is no exact equivalent, only what is called transliteration, which uses phonetics.
THE EGYPTIAN CAT MYSTERYHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
For short phrases, hover the mouse over the phrase (which may display as boxes or question marks) to see a pop-up transliteration.
THE FLOURISHING OF ROMANCE AND THE RISE OF ALLEGORYGEORGE SAINTSBURY
Transliteration and translation accompany the reproduction in the original script.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 3, 1918VARIOUS
In an elementary work like the present, it does not seem to be necessary to burden the student with a system of transliteration.
A MANUAL OF THE MALAY LANGUAGEWILLIAM EDWARD MAXWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANSLITERATION

  • adaptation
  • construction
  • crib
  • decoding
  • elucidation
  • explanation
  • gloss
  • key
  • metaphrase
  • paraphrase
  • reading
  • rendering
  • rendition
  • rephrasing
  • restatement
  • simplification
  • transcription
  • transliteration
  • version
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.