Definition of "transliterations" [transliterations]

  • Plural form of transliteration. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "transliterations" in a sentence
  • "In the present reprint the text of the original edition of this work has been reproduced without change, even the curious transliterations of the vernacular words and phrases having been preserved."
  • "Including one-word transliterations of dialect spellings and cross references, the glossary has approximately 3,000 entries, about half of which are genuinely interesting."
  • "I don't know why my parents chose two different transliterations for "Yong", but if they had not, Richard and I would be completely indistinguishable ( "Tsien RY") in bibliographical databases."