Biliteral
Biliteral Bi*lit"er*al, a. [L. bis twice + littera letter.] Consisting of two letters; as, a biliteral root of a Sanskrit verb. --Sir W. Jones. -- n. A word, syllable, or root, consisting of two letters. [1913 Webster]

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  • biliteral — adj. 2 g. Que tem duas letras. = BILÍTERO …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • biliteral — (ˈ)bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + literal 1. : consisting of or employing two letters or types of letters: as a. : having two root consonants Semitic biliteral nouns b …   Useful english dictionary

  • biliteral — См. bilitterale …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • biliteral — biliteralism, n. /buy lit euhr euhl/, adj. 1. using or consisting of two letters. 2. (of Semitic roots) having two consonants. [1780 90; BI 1 + LITERAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • biliteral — adjective a) Composed of two letters b) Written in two different scripts …   Wiktionary

  • biliteral — (Del lat. bi , dos + littera, letra.) ► adjetivo Que tiene dos letras. SINÓNIMO [bilítero] …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • biliteral — bi|li|te|ral <zu ↑bi... u. mlat. literalis, Nebenform von litteralis »buchstäblich«, dies zu lat. littera »Buchstabe«> (veraltet) zweibuchstabig, aus zwei Buchstaben bestehend …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • biliteral — bi·literal …   English syllables

  • biliteral —   a. consisting of or using two letters; n. such linguistic root …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Egyptian biliteral signs — Biliteral Egyptian hieroglyphs are symbols which represent a specific sequence of two consonants in the language. In the written Egyptian language, three types of hieroglyphs existed: those that represented one consonant (called uniliteral ),… …   Wikipedia

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