Aug 02, 2017 · On Tuesday morning, bitcoin analysts woke up to witness the birth of a new currency. After a hard fork — or irreversible split — the world’s largest cryptocurrency now has an upstart brother Is Litecoin a fork of Bitcoin? - Coinut's Cryptocurrency Blog Apr 16, 2019 · Many people were confused by the word fork and thought Litecoin was a fork of Bitcoin.Is it the case? This article clarifies it. What does fork mean? The word fork has mainly four meanings in the crypto space. That is the major source of the confusions.