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German translation of “literal”

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.
(Definition of literal from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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