hermeneutical

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐρμηνευτικός (ermeneutikos, of or for interpreting), from ἐρμηνευτής (ermeneutes, an interpreter), from ἑρμηνεύω (ermeneuo, translate, interpret); see hermeneutics.

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  • IPA(key): /hɝməˈn(j)uːtɨkəl/
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Adjective[edit]

hermeneutical (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to hermeneutics, the study or theory of the methodical interpretation of text, especially holy texts.

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