abecedarian definition

  • noun:
    • a person who teaches or studies the alphabet.
    • One who is merely mastering; a novice.
    • A work which uses terms or outlines in alphabetical purchase.
    • person who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
    • One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
    • a person who shows or learns the letters for the alphabet.
    • [capitalized] A follower of Nicolas Storch, an Anabaptist of Germany, into the sixteenth century.
    • a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
    • a 16th century sect of Anabaptists focused in Germany who had a complete disdain for human understanding
  • adjective:
    • Having to do with the alphabet.
    • Being arranged alphabetically.
    • Elementary or rudimentary.
    • Relating to or resembling an abecedarius.
    • regarding, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; ergo, rudimentary.
    • alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)
  • others:
    • Pertaining to or created by the letters regarding the alphabet.
    • regarding the educational of this alphabet, or even one engaged in mastering it; thus, regarding the first actions in mastering.
    • Another form is abecedary.

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