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Is it good practice to learn new foreign words with transcription in my native language?

Generally speaking, transcription is a good approach if the language that you want to learn is not a written language, or for languages like Arabic where the writing does not represent all of the ...
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Transcribing / translating snippet of Burmese (to English)

Easiest option is to use some language exchange (which are many, google is your friend). You promise to do some work for a Burmese speaker, and get something in return. I would assume there are many ...
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Is it good practice to learn new foreign words with transcription in my native language?

When you use a transcription system, it should be appropriate for the language that you use it for. This means that is should at least be able to represent the sounds used in the target language. For ...
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Is there an online resource that transliterates from IPA into different writing systems?

After several attempts to find the type of online service you are looking for, I concluded that such a resources was unlikely to exist. (However, see the end of my response.) There are several reasons ...
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Is there a Persian Transliteration App

You can use Behnevis to transliterate from the so-called Finglish to Persian, and vice-versa. For the long vowels, make sure to use double letters; e.g. "salaam" instead of "salam" or "saalem" instead ...
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Is there a Persian Transliteration App

I found this app. There is also an interesting discussion in Wikipedia about different paradigms for transliterating Farsi
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Tools for Romanization of Arabic

The best tool for this is Google Translate. For example, with some random text from Wikipedia: As you can see, it provides a Romanized representation of the text I input right below it.
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How can I look up transliterations of words I hear (in Hebrew)?

Here's a transliteration engine for Indian languages. https://www.cdac.in/index.aspx?id=mlc_gist_trans Here's a transliteration engine for Hebrew. http://opensiddur.org/help/transliterate/ (...
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Is it good practice to learn new foreign words with transcription in my native language?

Such transcription is nearly useless. I.e. "kitchen" is in IPA: "ˈkɪʧən" which is closer to "[кичн]". Also, "beach" and "bitch" would be phonetically transcribed to "[бич]" because Russian cannot ...
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Is there an online resource that transliterates from IPA into different writing systems?

Hard work is seldom done easily. I don't know of any commercially available computer program that will transliterate the IPA of one language into the IPA of another. However, that being said, there ...
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