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Definition of the adjective Acrophonic

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  1. Conforming to acrophony.

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Google previewGraffiti in Antiquity (2014)

by Peter Keegan

Acrophonic means that the symbols for the numerals come from the first letter of the number name. 21. This graffito is written in the form of the htp-di-nsw offering formula usually found on tomb walls or funerary stelae. 22. Romer (1982: ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

The acrophonic principle yields either syllabic or phonemic signs. It was apparently instrumental in the development of the alphabet: sixteen of the names of the twenty-two letters of the Phoenician alphabet (14th c. BCE) can be identified as ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

Numbers were written as words; the acrophonic variant of this system was to represent the number by the phonetic symbol for the initial sound of the number word. Numerals were also used, or number values were assigned to letters of the ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers

Some cultures employed the acrophonic system, using the first letter of a word naming or suggesting the number to represent the number. Others used the alphabetic system, representing the numeric units by the successive characters of the ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

Theuseof theHebrew lettersto represent NUMBERS ( acrophonic ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

Because the acrophonic linear alphabet predates the Ugaritic alphabet by several centuries, Ugaritic cuneiform was probably devised to adapt the idea of the alphabet to the medium of clay and stylus. Our earliest abecedaries, which are texts ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

acrophonic (ak- rö-fon'ik), a. [Gr. 5xpov, extremity ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

acrophonic (ak-rö-fon'ik), a. [Gr. 5xpov, extremity ...

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Acrophonic Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1P3H4O1N1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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