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pic·to·gram

 (pĭk′tə-grăm′)
[Latin pictus, past participle of pingere, to paint; see pictograph + -gram.]

pictogram

(ˈpɪktəˌɡræm)
n
(Linguistics) another word for pictograph
Translations
piktogrammi
象形
piktogram

pictogram

[ˈpɪktəʊgræm] Npictograma m

pictogram

, pictograph
nPiktogramm nt

pictogram

[ˈpɪktəˌgræm] npittogramma m
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"It's not surprising that a pictographic script like emoji has stepped in to fill those gaps-it's flexible, immediate, and infuses tone beautifully," President of Oxford Dictionaries Casper Grathwohl said in a statement when the decision was announced.
For example, readers will appreciate the value of a pictographic script in a multilingual empire when they read 'each character stands for an idea, not a sound', as when 'French and English people use the same numerical symbols like '2' and '3', but pronounce them differently'.
Casper Grathwohl, president of Oxford Dictionaries, said: "It's not surprising that a pictographic script like emoji has stepped in to fill those gaps - it's flexible, immediate, and infuses tone beautifully.