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  • adj. of, related to, or composed of logographs

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to logography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to written words; consisting of characters or signs each of which singly represents a complete word.
  • Pertaining to logography.

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  • adj. of or relating to logograms or logographs


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  • This system he called logographic printing, -- logographic being a combination of two Greek words signifying word-writing.

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  • The perfect book or speech obeys in every respect the pure and merciless laws of what has been called logographic necessity.

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  • Such writing is "logographic" (symbols for words), and doesn't give the reader information on how to speak it, which is itself a great benefit, for then even people who speak different languages can utilize the same writing system and be able to communicate via it.

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  • Displays on alphabetic and logographic writing systems.


  • Compare for example, our alphabetic scripts against the logographic picture style of the Chinese.

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  • Thus Sumerian logographic signs, if used in Akkadian, would not convey the same exact meaning, while the same sign could, depending upon context, mean different words, a linguistic trait known as polyvalency.

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  • Omniglot is an interesting site about writing systems, which it classifies in alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, and alternative systems describing real and fictitious languages.

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  • What is a logographic or non-logographic writing system? Q BEFORE U.

  • Of the languages I know written in non-logographic writing systems, English has by far the most difficult spelling. Q BEFORE U.

  • The San Andrés researchers believe these symbols represent words or ideas and reflect the first stages of logographic writing.

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