Share this entry

Share this page

preliterate

Saltos de línea: pre|lit¦er¦ate
Pronunciación: /priːˈlɪt(ə)rət
 
/

Definición de preliterate en inglés:

adjetivo

Relating to or denoting a society or culture that has not developed the use of writing: preliterate myths and rituals
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is instructive to look at preliterate societies, where literacy and standardization have been more recently introduced, to see how different languages begin to acquire prestige and others are devalued.
  • Their individual and collective endeavors were thwarted by the machinations of powerful men, institutions, and a tradition-bound, preliterate society.
  • He travelled to a remote, preliterate culture (the Fore, in New Guinea) to ensure that the subjects had not seen Western photographs or films, and so could never have learned Western emotions.

Definición de preliterate en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something