Romanization (disambiguation)

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Romanization is the representation in the Latin alphabet of a language normally written in another writing system. Some other meanings are as follows:

  • Romanization (cultural), the expansion of Roman culture, law, and language
  • Latinisation (literature), translation and adaptation of names into the Latin language
  • Latinisation (USSR), the Latinization of languages inside the former USSR
  • Romanization (religious), the practice of modifying other rites of the Catholic Church to more resemble the Latin (Roman) rite. The proper term is Liturgical Latinisation
  • Representation in roman type of formerly italicized foreign words and phrases after they have become assimilated into English

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Note: the following entries are arranged in an etymological tree.