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A written symbol representing an entire spoken word without expressing its pronunciation; for example, for 4 read "four" in English, "quattro" in Italian. Also called ideogram, logograph.
log′o·gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.
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(Linguistics) a single symbol representing an entire morpheme, word, or phrase, as for example the symbol (%) meaning per cent
logogrammatic, logographic, ˌlogoˈgraphical adj
ˌlogogramˈmatically, ˌlogoˈgraphically adv
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log•o•gram(ˈlɔ gəˌgræm, ˈlɒg ə-)
a conventional, abbreviated symbol for a frequently recurring word or phrase, as the symbol & for the word and. Also called log′o•graph` (-ˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)
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logogram, logograph, grammalogue - A logogram or logograph is the same as a grammalogue, a word represented by a single sign, like $.
See also related terms for representation.
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a sign or symbol used to represent a word, as $ for dollar. Also logograph. — logographic, adj.See also: Writing
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
A symbol used to represent a complete word or phrase. For example, the sign $, for dollar, is a logogram.
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|Noun||1.||logogram - a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation; "7 is a logogram that is pronounced `seven' in English and `nanatsu' in Japanese"|
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