triliteral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- (three) + Latin litera (letter) + -al.

Adjective[edit]

triliteral (not comparable)

  1. Used to describe word roots in Afro-Asiatic languages that consist of three letters.

Noun[edit]

triliteral (plural triliterals)

  1. A word root in an Afro-Asiatic language that consists of three letters.

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