Definition of Triliteral

1. a. Consisting of three letters; trigrammic; as, a triliteral root or word.



Definition of Triliteral

1. Adjective. Used to describe word roots in Semitic languages which consist of three letters ¹

2. Noun. A word root in a Semitic languages which consist of three letters ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triliteral

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triliteral

trilemma
trilemmas
trilepton
trileptons
trilevel
trilinear
trilingual
trilingualism
trilingualist
trilingualists
trilingually
trilinguals
trilinguar
trilinguist
trilinguists
triliteral (current term)
triliteralism
triliteralisms
triliterals
trilith
trilithic
trilithionite
trilithon
trilithons
triliths
trill
trillachan
trilled
triller
trillers

Literary usage of Triliteral

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1. A Grammar of the Arabic Language by Carl Paul Caspari, William Wright, William Robertson Smith, Michael Jan de Goeje (1896)
"The great majority of the Arabic verbs are triliteral that is to say, ... From the first or ground-form of the triliteral and quadri- B literal verbs are ..."

2. An Arabic Manual by John Gulian Lansing (1886)
"From the first or ground form of the triliteral and ... The derived forms or conjugations of the triliteral verb number fifteen. The last three, however, ..."

3. Ethiopic Grammar by August Dillmann, Carl Bezold, James A. Crichton (1907)
"... at one time was employed in the formation of Causative stems (§ 79), — may still be clearly recognised both in certain triliteral roots (§ 70 ad fin. ..."

4. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical by Wilhelm Gesenius, Edward Robinson (1844)
"and Van; «nj and Sometimes also, like M and n, it • prefixed to triliteral roots, and thua forms ..."

5. The Theological Review: A Quarterly Journal of Religious Thought and Life by Charles Beard (1869)
"As to the establishment of its truth and its competency to explain the formation of the later triliteral roots, he has certainly trusted too much to ..."

6. Symbolic Logic by Lewis Carroll (1896)
"THE triliteral DIAGRAM. Xi/ xy CHAPTER I. SYMBOLS AND CELLS. FIRST, let us suppose that the above Ze/i-hand Diagram is the ..."

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