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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. rewrite in a different script;
- Example: "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
[syn: transliterate, transcribe]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Transliterate \Trans*lit"er*ate\, v. t. [Pref. trans- + L. litera, littera letter.] To express or represent in the characters of another alphabet; as, to transliterate Sanskrit words by means of English letters. --A. J. Ellis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

transliterate v 1: rewrite in a different script; "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated" [syn: transliterate, transcribe]