Literal

  • 1 Literal — puede referirse a: Lo relativo a la letra (no debe confundirse con literario) Lo que se lee o reproduce al pie de la letra (completamente y con exactitud) Lenguaje literal por oposición al lenguaje figurativo (que utiliza recursos que alteran la… …

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  • 2 Literal — may refer to:*Literal and figurative language, taken in a non figurative sense. *Literal translation, the close adherence to the forms of a source language text. *Terminal symbol in regular expressions and in descriptions of formal grammars.… …

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  • 3 literal — [lit′ər əl] adj. [ME litterall < MFr litteral < LL litteralis < L littera, LETTER1] 1. of, involving, or expressed by a letter or letters of the alphabet [literal notation] 2. following or representing the exact words of the original;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Literal — Lit er*al (l[i^]t [ e]r*al), a. [F. lit[ e]ral, litt[ e]ral, L. litteralis, literalis, fr. littera, litera, a letter. See {Letter}.] 1. According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal meaning of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 literal — LITERÁL, Ă, literali, e, adj. 1. Care se face, se reproduce etc. cuvânt cu cuvânt, literă cu literă; textual, exact. 2. (mat.) Care conţine mărimi notate cu litere. – Din fr. littéral, lat. litteralis. Trimis de LauraGellner, 09.11.2008. Sursa:… …

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  • 6 literal — adjetivo 1. Que es fiel a la letra del texto o a su sentido exacto y propio, y no lo interpreta: traducción literal, significado literal. 2. Que reproduce un texto o un discurso palabra por palabra: cita literal. Estas fueron sus palabras… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 7 literal — (adj.) late 14c., taking words in their natural meaning (originally in reference to Scripture and opposed to mystical or allegorical), from O.Fr. literal and directly from L.L. literalis/litteralis of or belonging to letters or writing, from L.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Literal — Lit er*al, n. Literal meaning. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 literal — I adjective accurate, authentic, careful, close, correct, exact, factual, faithful, faultless, meticulous, precise, rigid, scrupulous, strict, textual, to the letter, true, true to fact, truthful, unchanged, uncorrupted, undeviating, undistorted …

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  • 10 literal — (Del lat. litterālis). 1. adj. Conforme a la letra del texto, o al sentido exacto y propio, y no lato ni figurado, de las palabras empleadas en él. 2. Dicho de una traducción: En que se vierten todas y por su orden, en cuanto es posible, las… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 11 literal — adj. 2 g. 1. Da letra. 2. Conforme à letra ou ao texto. 3. Sujeito ao rigor das palavras. 4. Terminante, claro. 5.  [Matemática] Diz se das quantidades representadas por letras do alfabeto …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 12 literal — [adj] word for word; exact, real accurate, actual, apparent, authentic, bona fide, close, critical, faithful, genuine, gospel, methodical, natural, not figurative, ordinary, plain, scrupulous, simple, strict, to the letter*, true, undeviating,… …

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  • 13 literal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) using or interpreting words in their usual or most basic sense without metaphor or allegory. 2) (of a translation) representing the exact words of the original text. 3) free from distortion. 4) informal absolute (used for emphasis) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 literal — [[t]lɪ̱tərəl[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n The literal sense of a word or phrase is its most basic sense. In many cases, the people there are fighting, in a literal sense, for their homes. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n A literal translation is one in which you… …

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  • 15 literal — I UK [ˈlɪt(ə)rəl] / US adjective * 1) the literal meaning of a word is its most basic meaning He is clearly not using the word dead in its literal sense. See: figurative 2) a literal translation is one in which each word is translated separately… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 literal — adj. & n. adj. 1 taking words in their usual or primary sense without metaphor or allegory (literal interpretation). 2 following the letter, text, or exact or original words (literal translation; a literal transcript). 3 (in full literal minded)… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 Literal — Ein Literal ist ein spezieller Bestandteil einer formalen Sprache. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Literale in Programmiersprachen 1.1 Beispiele für Literale 2 Literale in der mathematischen Logik 3 …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 literal — lit|er|al [ lıt(ə)rəl ] adjective * 1. ) the literal meaning of a word is its most basic meaning: He is clearly not using the word dead in its literal sense. ─ compare FIGURATIVE 2. ) a literal translation is one in which each word is translated… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 literal — literalness, n. /lit euhr euhl/, adj. 1. in accordance with, involving, or being the primary or strict meaning of the word or words; not figurative or metaphorical: the literal meaning of a word. 2. following the words of the original very… …

    Universalium

  • 20 literal — (Del lat. littera, letra.) ► adjetivo 1 Que expresa el sentido recto y exacto de las palabras: ■ el sentido literal del poema es el amor. SINÓNIMO textual 2 Se aplica a la traducción en la que se conserva, en la medida de lo posible, el orden,… …

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