English to Samoan Meaning :: literal

Literal :
tonu lava
- tonu lavamoniliteralnessliterals
 

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Noun(1) a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
Adjective(1) being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something(2) without interpretation or embellishment(3) limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text(4) avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis

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(1) Vocals feature more frequently, too, though more for their harmonic qualities and instrumental timbre than for any literal meanings they might convey.(2) This abuse is perhaps only the most literal expression of the punishment our culture imposes on bodies that dare to transgress from the socially prescribed norms.(3) In this article it is the ÔÇÿmoral sensibilityÔÇÖ that is of interest, and we consider the paintings not as literal records of historical or social experience but as documents of beliefs.(4) Coming from a footballer in his prime, however, with two small children and a third on the way, the expression undergoes a vigorously literal restoration.(5) As I understand it, this isn't allegory, but literal truth, a prophecy that will someday be realised.(6) Now here's a literal translation of Der Spiegel's text.(7) For a more literal expression of the separation of the exhibition function from the office function go east to White Cube in Hoxton Square.(8) The teleplay begins as a simulated documentary about the impact of a nuclear strike on Sheffield, but ends up as a coolly Bergmanesque vision of a literal hell on earth.(9) There's a conflation of two senses of the word ÔÇÿcriminalÔÇÖ: the literal sense and the metaphorical.(10) If it collapses, it may be in the literal sense rather than the economic.(11) Lighting of lamps has the meaning of eliminating the darkness in the literal sense, and metaphorically it means to overcome and gain the knowledge of Enlightenment.(12) He made my life a literal Hell, and he hurt us in more ways than just physical.(13) These are new recordings, and not literal duplications of what can be heard on the original film soundtracks.(14) This disease, known popularly as ÔÇÿrat feverÔÇÖ, which is the literal translation of its name in Malayalam, has been claiming many lives.(15) Well, he most likely doesn't mean that in a literal sense.(16) This is a literal translation; the term does not necessarily refer to an old woman, but rather to the wisest member of a family, regardless of gender.
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(1) literal translation ::
faaliliuga moni
Synonyms
Adjective
1. strict ::
lotomau
2. factual ::
moni
3. plain ::
manino
4. simple ::
faigofie
5. exact ::
tonu
6. straightforward ::
tuusao
7. unembellished ::
unembellished
8. undistorted ::
undistorted
9. objective ::
faamoemoega
10. correct ::
saʻo
12. accurate ::
matuā saʻo
13. genuine ::
moni
14. authentic ::
moʻi
Noun
15. typo ::
ituaiga lea e
17. literal error ::
sese moni
18. erratum ::
erratum
19. typographical error ::
sese typographical
Antonyms
1. fictitious ::
fatufua
Different Forms
literal, literally, literalness, literals
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