Wikipedia on Ottoman Empire gives its naming as coming from the Ottoman Turkish language, but on that very page, the name of the language is transliterated as Lisân-ı Osmânî. In Russian we call the ...
How should one transliterate the well-known Jewish Holiday that usually takes place in December (or late November)? Hannukah or Chanukah
Is there a word to describe when a person with a non-English name adopts an English name, because it happens to sound very much like her real name?
This is especially common with the Chinese in America or Hong Kong. Example 1: A Chinese person called Lu Xi comes to America and adopts the name Lucy. Example 2: Or those named Mohammed from the ...