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ideogram

División en sílabas: id·e·o·gram
Pronunciación: /ˈidēəˌɡram
 
, ˈīdēəˌɡram
 
/

Definición de ideogram en inglés:

sustantivo

A written character symbolizing the idea of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it, e.g., numerals and Chinese characters.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps there is a sound that goes with the symbol, as with Chinese ideograms; maybe there are multiple sounds also with Chinese ideograms as they are rendered orally in diverse dialects.
  • With tens of thousands of Japanese characters - or kanji, based on Chinese ideograms - to choose from, the possibilities would seem limitless.
  • Early written characters were based on pictograms and ideograms; it is commonly believed that pictograms appeared before ideograms.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Greek idea 'form' + -gram1.

Words that rhyme with ideogram

electrocardiogram

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