Preliterate vs Nonliterate - What's the difference?

preliterate | nonliterate |


As adjectives the difference between preliterate and nonliterate

is that preliterate is (of a culture) that has not yet developed a written language while nonliterate is not literate; illiterate.

As nouns the difference between preliterate and nonliterate

is that preliterate is a member of such a culture while nonliterate is a nonliterate person.

preliterate

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (of a culture) that has not yet developed a written language
  • (of a person) who has not yet learned to read and write
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • a member of such a culture
  • nonliterate

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not literate; illiterate
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A nonliterate person.
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