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Definition of the noun logogram

What does logogram mean as a name of something?

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.
  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".

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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 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 previewThe Irish Monthly (1904)

by Matthew Russell

Ab omni peccato libera nos, Domine t • * • • A logogram is a puzzle in which some word is made to undergo several transformations, by the addition, subtraction, reversion of order, or substitution of a letter or letters. Lord Macaulay not only ...

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 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 (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

LOGOGRAM LOIRE lines of the Laws of Thought, Baynes's New A naltttic 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 previewThe national standard encyclopedia (1888)

a dictionary of literature, the sciences and the arts, for popular use

Logogram, log'o-gram. In Phonography, a word-letter ; a phonogram that, for the sake of brevity, represents a word. A Bet of verses forming a puzzle. Log-OS, log' os. The Word ; the Divine Word ; Christ. Logotype, '6-tip. A name given to two or ...

Google previewAncient Persian Lexicon and the Texts of the Achaemenidan Inscriptions Transliterated and Translated with Special Reference to Their Recent Re-examination, by Herbert Cushing Tolman ... (1908)

the Semitic logogram malkän malkä spoken as sähûn sih, king of kings, somewhat as we write Deo volente but speak the phrase as "Providence permitting." 2 avahyarädiy.

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

Logogram fiQQ Logos v**w of the linman understanding, not to the extent of converting logic Into a system of mental philosophy, but pimply (<o fur as will conduce lo the purpose In view. It is not, therefor-', t lie "laws of thought, as thought," but ...

Google previewExperimental paradoxist Linguistics (Florentin's Lexicon) (2008)

Florentin's Lexicon by Florentin Smarandache

exocentric compound, formation, jeu de mots, logogram (a phonogram, or a letter ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

logogram, logograph abbreviation pronounced as a word: acronym abbreviation pronounced letter by letter: initialism abdicate: abandon, demit, forgo, leave, ...

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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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