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Definition of the noun logogram

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noun - plural: logograms

  1. a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation
    • example: 7 is a logogram that is pronounced `seven' in English and `nanatsu' in Japanese
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of logogram: logograph
    • more generic words: ideogram / ideograph = a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it

Alternative definition of the noun logogram

noun

  1. A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase (e.g. a character of the Chinese writing system).
  2. A graphical symbol representing a concept or thing, as in roadside signs; a logo.

Explanation

  1. Logogram: A logogram, or logograph, is a grapheme which represents a word or a morpheme. This stands in contrast to phonograms, which represent phonemes or combinations of phonemes, and determinatives, which mark semantic categories.
    • also known as 语素文字
  2. Logogram: A logogram, or logograph, is a grapheme which represents a word or a morpheme . This stands in contrast tophonograms, which represent phonemes  or combinations of phonemes, and determinatives, which mark semantic categories.Logograms are commonly known also as "ideograms" or "hieroglyphics", which can also be called "hieroglyphs".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for logogram

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Google previewThe reporter's manual of phonographic shorthand, with shorthand vocabulary. [With] (1875)

by Robert Wailes

A Logogram is a Phonogram placed in certain positions to represent words, as b, in the first position, for bay, be, bte ; in the second, for by, buy ; in the third, for bow, bough. A Grammalogue is a compound consonant character, ...

Google previewCassell's book of in-door amusements, card games and fireside fun (1882)

by Cassell, ltd

LOGOGRAMS. As its name implies, a logogram is a puzzle in which a word is made to undergo several transpositions, by the addition, subtraction, reversion of order, ...

Google previewScribes, Script, and Books (2010)

by Leila Avrin

to eat deity hand to add town Sumerian Egyptian Sumerian Egyptian water / vww house sky * land Logograms The borderline between embryo writing and the single logogram is a fine one, and some signs seem to fall into both categories.

Google previewCassell's book of sports and pastimes (1882)

by Cassell, ltd

15 3 LOGOGRAMS. As its name implies, a logogram is a pnzzle in which a word is made to underpi Heveral transpositions, by the addition, subtraction, reversion of order ...

Google previewBilingual Emotional Word Processing: A Behavioral and Event-related Potential Study (2007)

by Zhiru Jia

A logogram is a single written character which represents a complete 6.

Google previewPrehistoric Mesoamerica (2005)

by Richard E. W. Adams

A logogram is a unit of meaning in a given language equivalent to the linguists' morpheme. An example from English is "-ing," as in "hunt-ing." Maya morphemes usually occur in a consonant/vowel/ consonant pattern, such as bah. This is a ...

Google previewGately's universal educator (1883)

An educational cyclopaedia and business guide by Charles E. Beale, M. R. Gately

As its name implies, a logogram is a puzzle in which a word is made to undergo several transpositions, by the addition, subtraction, reversion of order, or substitution of a letter or letters. To Lord Macaulay we are indebted for some of the ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: A Concise Introduction to Linguistics by Bruce M. Rowe, ISBN 9780205572380 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

A Logogram is a grapheme which represents a word or a morpheme (the smallest meaningful unit of language). This stands in contrast to phonograms, which represent phonemes (speech sounds) or combinations of phonemes, and ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for A Concise Introduction to Linguistics, textbook by Bruce M. Rowe (2012)

Communication, Language by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

A Logogram is a grapheme which represents a word or a morpheme (the smallest meaningful unitof language). This stands in contrast to phonograms, which represent phonemes (speech sounds) or combinations ...

Google previewAncient Pakistan - An Archaeological History (2014)

Volume IV: Harappan Civilization - Theoretical and the Abstract by Mukhtar Ahmed

A logogram is a simplified pictogram, a written character, which represents a word or morpheme. The vast array of logograms, which are needed to write a language, is the major disadvantage of the logographic systems over other systems.

Google previewCultural Portraits (2008)

A Synoptic Guide by Byron P. Palls

a logogram is a single character which represents an entire word or a meaningful unit of language. A type of writing, characteristic of Mayan languages, that is made up of symbols ...

Google previewThe Popol Vuh: An Astronomy Book

by D. M. Urquidi

Tafel IX, In Hittite lands, they spoke of a city called Melidia / Melitene (Its logogram is a fat and sassy version of an A-O-year sign of the Mixtec . The A-O of the Aztec system is thin and open in the middle. The Hittite version ...

Google previewThe History of English (2008)

by Scott Shay

A logogram is a single character that represents a word or “morpheme” (the smallest meaningful unit of language; this can be a word, an affix, a part of a compound word, etc.) This is much different from an alphabet, in which a letter represents ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

logogram A symbol used to represent a complete word or phrase. For example, the sign $, for dollar, is a logogram. mail serverA central computer that forwards email messages. modem Modulator/demodulator, a device that converts computer ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

logogram (n.) In the study of writing systems, a written or printed ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

logical type logical type ---,- type theory logistics => formal logic logogram => logography logography [Grk logos 'expression,' graphein to write'] Writing system in which the meaning of individual linguistic expressions (individual words) is ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (2007)

by Peter Hugoe Matthews

Likewise a compound logogram (or 'ideogram') is a *logogram which represents a single lexical or grammatical unit but can be analysed into parts that correspond to other separate logograms. compound sentence One formed by ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2012)

by Ernest Weekley

logogram, logograph. Sign representing word, G. ltdyoq. Cf. logogriph, word-puzzle, F. logogriphe, from G. ypidaos, fishing-net, riddle; logomachy, word-strife, G. Myo,u.a.x[a, from juixr), contest; logotype (typ.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

logograph [see *logogram] logos [< Greek LOGOS 'word, reckoning, thought'] 1. in philosophy, synonym for reason as manifested by the speech faculty; 2. in Christian theology, the eternal thought or word of ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

G92 LOGOGRAM LOIRE lines of the Laws of Thought, Baynes's New Analytic of Logical Forms, Jevons' Pure Logic and Other Papers, Venn's Symbolic Logic, and the works of De Morgan and Boole deal with proposed developments of logic ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE (1892)

LOGOGRAM LOIRE lines of the Laws of Thought, Baynes's New Analytic of Logical Forms, □Tevons' Pure Logic and Other Papers, Venn'B Symbolic Logic, and the works of De Morgan and Boole deal with proposed developments of ...

Google previewDictionary of the Ancient Near East (2010)

by Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Millard

ZA ii-sib, the signs are: '" determinative sign for man, ' determinative sign for god, EN Sumerian logogram for 'lord', with the determinative before it, therefore, the Akkadian god Bel, ib-ni syllabic spelling ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, Astrid B. Beck

In addition to phonological indicators, signs could serve as semograms, either by depicting the object itself (logogram) or indicating its semantic or lexical field ( generic determinative or taxogram). For example, the Egyptian word "sun" (r w) is ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2000)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

No known writing system is totally logographic; all such systems have both logograms and symbols representing particular sounds or syllables. A logogram represents a frequently recurring word or phrase, differing from a determinative in that ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1919)

by Francis George Fowler

compds {chronogram, logogram), (3) compds of numeral with gramma or with gramme line, where Gk would have -grammon ncut, adj., (Í) the Improper compd telegram f. adv. tele, suggested by which are (5) the hybrids cablegram, ...

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Scrabble value of L1O1G2O1G2R1A1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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