буквальный

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Etymology[edit]

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

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буква́льный (bukválʹnyj)

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

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References[edit]

  • 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