writing system

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Noun1.writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbolswriting system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
punctuation - the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
hyphenation - connecting syllables and words by hyphens
hyphenation, word division - division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
script - a particular orthography or writing system
spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
picture writing - a writing system using pictographs
alphabetic script, alphabetic writing - a writing system based on alphabetic characters
boustrophedon - an ancient writing system: having alternate lines written in opposite directions; literally `as the ox ploughs'
ideography - the use of ideograms in writing
hieroglyph, hieroglyphic - a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
point system - a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
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I will take their evidence as to the handwriting, and as to the question of residence in the North--and I will send it to you in written form.
It is sometimes essential to government to cause a man's disappearance without leaving any traces, so that no written forms or documents may defeat their wishes.
The Opposition Division will issue detailed reasons for the decision in written form in due course, and following receipt and review of these, Forward plans to appeal the Opposition Division's decision to the Technical Board of Appeal, with an expected duration of the appeal process of an additional two to three years.
reported that the high school seniors were less likely to self-express with any written form than the high school juniors.
Libel is a legal term that refers to a written form of defamation.
Land Acquisition Collector, LDA, has issued notification under section 9 (1) of the said act and has invited the persons having any objection, if any, about the compensation or measurement of their land for filing their objections in written form on 19 May 2016 at his office at 467 D-II Main Boulevard, M.
The contract may be extended up to three months at the same bid pricing, provided mutual agreement by both parties in written form.
The request for help is submitted in a written form specifying the place, time, nature, extent and condition of emergency situation at a moment.
The written form of the Aramaic language of the Phoenicians is very similar to that of the ancient Irish language.
In the written form, (in the exams specially) "clarity" and "accuracy" count though not in the spoken form.
Replying to PM, Khurshid Shah stated that as per constitution, firstly PM has to send names in written form to the leader of opposition and if opposition leader has reservations over sent names of PM then he will send names from his side.
corrections in a written form within 5 days but at least 4 days before the day of voting.