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transliterate

verb [T] uk   /trænzˈlɪt.ər.eɪt/  us   /trænsˈlɪt̬.ə.reɪt/ specialized
to write words using a different alphabet: On the road signs, the Greek place names have been transliterated into the Roman alphabet.
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noun [C or U] uk   /ˌtrænz.lɪ.tərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /trænsˌlɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/
Translations of “transliterate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (按另一文字或字母體系)移譯,音譯…
in Chinese (Simplified) (按另一文字或字母体系)移译,拼写…
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