alphabetic character


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Noun1.alphabetic character - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speechalphabetic character - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
alphabet - a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
ascender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters
descender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters
digram, digraph - two successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound: `sh' in `shoe')
initial - the first letter of a word (especially a person's name); "he refused to put the initials FRS after his name"
a - the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet
b - the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet
c - the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
d - the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
e - the 5th letter of the Roman alphabet
f - the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
g - the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet
h - the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet
i - the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet
j - the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet
k - the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet
l - the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet
m - the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet
n - the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet
o - the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet
p - the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet
q - the 17th letter of the Roman alphabet
r - the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet
s - the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet
t - the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet
u - the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet
v - the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
double-u, w - the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
x, ex - the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
wye, y - the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
ezed, izzard, zed, zee, z - the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"
alpha - the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
beta - the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
gamma - the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
delta - the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
epsilon - the 5th letter of the Greek alphabet
zeta - the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet
eta - the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet
theta - the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet
iota - the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet
kappa - the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet
lambda - the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
mu - the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet
nu - the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet
xi - the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet
omicron - the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet
pi - the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet
rho - the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet
sigma - the 18th letter of the Greek alphabet
tau - the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
upsilon - the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet
phi - the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet
khi, chi - the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
psi - the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet
omega - the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet
aleph - the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
beth - the 2nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
gimel - the 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
daleth - the 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
he - the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
waw - the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
zayin - the 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
heth - the 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
teth - the 9th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
yodh - the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
kaph - the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
lamedh - the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
mem - the 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
nun - the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
samekh - the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
ayin - the 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
pe - the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
sadhe - the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
qoph - the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
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You have some freedom when setting your variable name, but it must start with an alphabetic character and should contain no spaces or special characters (such as ?
The pages organize their subjects and related LC materials into smaller files by alphabetic character.
Deployed in miniature constellations, the alphabetic characters become simple directional vectors, reduced to a level of semantic minimalism even more radical than that of the phoneme.
Only alphabetic characters and no punctuation would be used in street names.