Examples of transliterate in a Sentence
The Russian letter Я is usually transliterated in English as ya or ia.
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The name of Samarn Poonan, the Thai Navy SEAL who died in the cave rescue efforts, was transliterated as Saman Kunan, in an earlier photo caption with this article.
This was a work, after all, that transliterated a 19th-centry French opera depicting the supposedly lusty, homicidal nature of Gypsies into a 20th-century spectacle depicting the supposedly lusty, homicidal nature of black people.
Her name, formerly transliterated as Chan Sheng Mai, means Plum Blossom.
The crowd sang songs from the Psalms, following transliterated Hebrew on giant television screens.
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TRANSLITERATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transliterate for English Language Learners
: to write words or letters in the characters of another alphabet
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