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transliteration

[ trans-lit-uh-rey-shuhn, tranz- ]
/ trænsˌlɪt əˈreɪ ʃən, trænz- /
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Definition of transliteration

noun
the act, process, or result of writing letters or words using the corresponding characters of another alphabet or writing system: If you are new to Jewish prayer, the complete transliterations in this prayer book will enable you to pronounce the Hebrew words and participate fully in services.
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Origin of transliteration

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