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triliteral (not comparable)
- Of word roots in Afroasiatic languages: consisting of three letters.
- 1911 December 13, C. J. Ball, “A Study in Biblical Philology”, in Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archæology, volume XXXIII, number CCXLIX, London: Society of Biblical Archaeology, OCLC 1113492364, page 13:
- [T]he philologist may well refuse to accept a body of triliteral roots, developed on a highly artificial and uniform plan, as the ultimate fact in Semitic lexicography.
triliteral (plural triliterals)