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Etymology of the French word literal

the Old French word literal
derived from the Latin word litteralis (belonging, pertaining to writing, letters)
derived from the Humanistic Latin word littera (letter; letter, epistle)
derived from the Etruscan word littera
derived from the Greek word diphthera, διφθέρα, διϕϑέρα (skin, leather, hide)
derived from the Latin word literalis
derived from the Humanistic Latin word littera (letter; letter, epistle)
derived from the Etruscan word littera
derived from the Greek word diphthera, διφθέρα, διϕϑέρα (skin, leather, hide)

Derivations in other languages

English literal

Usage

Word found in Old French



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