Latinize

See also: latinize

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PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlæt.ɪn.aɪz/, /ˈlæt.ən.aɪz/

VerbEdit

Latinize (third-person singular simple present Latinizes, present participle Latinizing, simple past and past participle Latinized)

  1. (transitive) To translate something into the Latin language; or make a word similar in appearance to a Latin word.
    Guglielmus is the Latinized form of William.
  2. (transitive) To transliterate something into the characters of the Latin script; to Romanize
    The Cyrillic letter Л can be Latinized as L.
  3. (transitive) To make like the Roman Catholic Church or diffuse its ideas in.
    to Latinize the Church of England

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Last modified on 13 January 2014, at 17:15