K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 13 The actual meaning of a word or a phrase.
refers to the meaning the biblical text had for its original, historical audience; the understanding a contemporary reader can gain from the text by using lexical aids and information on the history and culture of the author(s)
the primary, or denotative, meaning of a word.
the normal, ordinary, factual, unadorned meaning--without figurative associations. etaphor figure of speech that associates one term with another. If we say, "Time is a river," we're noting a correspondence between the two. A metaphor has two parts: a tenor and a vehicle. The tenor ("time") is the literal subject of the metaphor, and the vehicle ("river") is figurative reference to which the literal subject is implicitly being compared. See Follow a Metaphor.
littera 'letter'; ³v¦r¡N·Ó¦r±ªº¸ÑÄÀ©ÎÂ1/2Ä¶): the precise, plain meaning of a word or phrase in its simplest, original sense, considered apart from its sense as a metaphor or other figure of speech; in translation, a rendering as close as possible to the word-for-word plain sense of the original.
Refers to the standard meaning of a word or phrase. The opposite would be a word used figuratively.
actual word-for-word meaning of the text. Example: I strolled over to the park = I went to the park