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transliterate

[tran′slid·ə‚rāt]
(computer science)
To represent the characters or words of one language by corresponding characters or words of another language.
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In the translation of An-Nawawi's Forty Hadiths, Ezzeddin Ibrahim and Denys Johnson-Davies chose to translate some SL words into partially-equivalent TL words rather than to transliterate them.
This is why it is possible to transliterate a Sanskrit manuscript from the Indian Subcontinent, an Old Javanese manuscript whether from West Java, from the Merapi-Merbabu scriptoria, or from Bali, and a Sanskrit/Khmer inscription from Cambodia according to the same--or in any event consistent--principles.
While it is used inconsistently to transliterate the letter gayn (og1i, 2b/1; alacagim, 15a/3; vs.
always transliterate qaf with q, kha with kh, and kaf with k.
Readers should note that the book does not usually transliterate Hebrew and Greek characters.
Aquila and Theodition both transliterate it (A: [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; Th: [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
This is regrettable, though I fully understand that, with limited personnel and resources, it takes time to transliterate, let alone hand-copy, every last tablet at the disposal of the team of the Missione Archeologica Italiana in Siria.
This is still a very speculative reading of a term that has important ramifications for interpretations of the Abbasid revolution; insofar as translating it gives undue credence to Shaban's theory, a decision just to transliterate it would have been preferable.
In his chapter "Proustiennes," he transliterates the tonalities of a Wagnerian leitmotiv -- "Longues phrases qui se deploient par vagues successives et se retirent" -- concluding with, "comment ne pas voir dans le systeme wagnerien une image non seulement du style de Proust mais de son projet lui-meme.