logogram definition

  • noun:
    • A written icon representing an entire spoken word without revealing its pronunciation; for example, for 4 browse "four” in English, "quattro” in Italian. Also called ideogram, logograph.
    • A character or symbol that represents a word or term (example. a character associated with Chinese writing system).
    • A graphical representation representing a notion or thing, as with roadside indications; a logo.
    • A word letter; a phonogram, that, for the sake of brevity, represents a word. Cf. grammalogue.
    • A word-sign; a single written personality, or a combination of characters considered a unit, representing a whole term.
    • A versified puzzle containing synonyms of numerous words derived from an individual word by recombining its letters, the answer dependant on the guessing associated with derived words from synonyms, and the discovery through the former for the initial term.
    • an individual written symbol that signifies a whole word or expression without indicating its pronunciation

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