Definition of logograph in English:

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logograph

Pronunciation: /ˈlɒɡəɡrɑːf/

noun

Another term for logogram.

Derivatives

logographic

adjective
Example sentences
  • This kind of system is more difficult to learn than a logographic language, such as Chinese, in which written symbols generally correspond to whole words, rather than parts of words.
  • These cleverly arrange into around 140 neat syllables which block into words - three writing systems in one, alphabetic, syllabic and logographic.
  • The writing system was logographic, where one sign or sign-group was used for each term or concept without adding grammatical elements.
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