hermeneutically

hermeneutic

[hur-muh-noo-tik, -nyoo-]
adjective
of or pertaining to hermeneutics; interpretative; explanatory.
Also, hermeneutical.


Origin:
1800–10; < Greek hermēneutikós of, skilled in, interpreting, equivalent to hermēneú(ein) to make clear, interpret (derivative of hermēneús an interpreter, itself derivative of Hermês Hermes) + -tikos -tic

hermeneutically, adverb
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hermeneutic or hermeneutical (ˌhɜːmɪˈnjuːtɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the interpretation of Scripture; using or relating to hermeneutics
2.  interpretive
 
hermeneutical or hermeneutical
 
adj
 
herme'neutically or hermeneutical
 
adv
 
herme'neutist or hermeneutical
 
n

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hermeneutic
"interpretive," 1678, from Gk. hermeneutikos "interpreting," from hermeneutes "interpreter," from hermeneuein "to interpret," considered ultimately a derivative of Hermes, as the tutelary divinity of speech, writing, and eloquence.
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