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Etymology of the Latin word litteralis

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)

Derivations in other languages

French literal, French littéral, Italian letterale, Portuguese literal, Spanish literal

Usage

Word found in Late Latin, Vulgar Latin



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