intertranslatable

adjective
in·​ter·​trans·​lat·​able | \ ˌin-tər-tran(t)s-ˈlā-tə-bəl How to pronounce intertranslatable (audio) , -tranz- \

Definition of intertranslatable

: able to be translated to and from one another There are many different languages in the world, which means that there will be many different flavors of thought. And yet one of the striking features of these languages is that they are all basically intertranslatable— Joseph Heath

Other Words from intertranslatable

intertranslatability \ ˌin-​tər-​(ˌ)tran(t)s-​ˌlā-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce intertranslatability (audio) , -​(ˌ)tranz-​ \ noun

First Known Use of intertranslatable

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Intertranslatable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intertranslatable. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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