Translation of "literal" - English-German dictionary

literal

adjective /ˈlitərəl/

following the exact meaning with no exaggeration

buchstäblich
the literal truth.

understanding the meaning by taking one word at a time

wörtlich
a literal translation.
literalness noun

das Festhalten an Buchstaben
literally adverb

buchstäblich
We had literally a minute to catch the train.

(Translation of “literal” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)