буквальный

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From бу́ква (búkva) +‎ -альный (-alʹnyj), a calque of French littéral. First attested in 1780s.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bʊkˈvalʲnɨj]
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AdjectiveEdit

буква́льный (bukválʹnyj)

  1. literal (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation)
    буква́льный перево́дbukválʹnyj perevódliteral translation

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ReferencesEdit

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000) , “буквальный”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 62