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Etymology

From the verb romanize.

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Noun

Singular
romanization

Plural
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  1. Putting text into the Latin (Roman) alphabet, by means such as transliteration and transcription.

Usage notes

  • Latin transliteration refers to the romanization of text in an alphabetic script, but not for the romanization of text in a logographic script, especially as for many Asian languages.

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References

  • NOAD
  • “romanize” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004

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