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    what is the grammatical name

    What is the grammatical name for a word that is spelt the same way forwards and backwards?

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    Re: what is the grammatical name

    Quote Originally Posted by egaf View Post
    What is the grammatical name for a word that is spelt the same way forwards and backwards?
    That's a palindrome.

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    Re: what is the grammatical name

    The word is also used for a phrase or sentence that is spelt the same way forwards and backwards. An example is the English version of the first words ever spoken on this earth:

    " Madam, I'm Adam." (Punctuation marks are ignored)

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    The language Malayalam

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