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Alphabetic Script

Definition of the noun alphabetic script

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  1. a writing system based on alphabetic characters

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions (2015)

by Raphael Patai

The alphabetic script of the Western world was born in Canaan (roughly corresponding to present-day Syria, Lebanon, part of Jordan, Palestine, and Israel) in the second millennium b.c.e. When it emerged, other scripts already existed: To the ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

An alphabetic script is so important because it greatly ...

Google previewOxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies (2014)

Early Canaanite language texts written in both cuneiform and linear alphabetic scripts have been recovered from the Late Bronze–early Iron Ages, and linear alphabetic script became the dominant writing tradition in Canaan during this time.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Ascribe might writein imperialAramaic (alphabetic script) with a brush onpapyrus; a colleague might write ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

it developed a straightforward alphabetic script.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (2013)

by Helaine Selin

The transformation from word or syllable writing to an alphabetic script is immense – it simplified the process of reading and writing to a degree that enabled a common person to master the art, thus freeing him from the need for professional ...

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