intertranslatable

adjective in·ter·trans·lat·able \ ˌin-tər-tran(t)s-ˈlā-tə-bəl , -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

intertranslatability

play \ˌin-tər-(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˌlā-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -(ˌ)tranz-\ noun

First Known Use of intertranslatable

1855

in the meaning defined above

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