hermeneutical

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adjective her·me·neu·ti·cal \ˌhər-mə-ˈnü-ti-kəl, -ˈnyü-\
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hermeneutic

play \ˌhər-mə-ˈnü-tik, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of hermeneutical

  1. :  of or relating to hermeneutics :  interpretative

hermeneutically

play \ˌhər-mə-ˈnü-ti-k(ə-)lē, -ˈnyü-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of hermeneutical

Greek hermēneutikos, from hermēneuein to interpret, from hermēneus interpreter


First Known Use: 1678

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