written symbol

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Noun1.written symbol - a written or printed symbolwritten symbol - a written or printed symbol    
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
phonogram - any written symbol standing for a sound or syllable or morpheme or word
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The third part, 'Technologies of writing', begins with Kim Plofker's paper on 'Spoken text and written symbol: The use of layout and notation in Sanskrit scientific manuscripts' (pp.
In music, what name is given to a written symbol representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound?
And it is on the basis of the observation that a link exists between the written symbol (i.e., the written word or the notation) and the performance of this symbol (i.e., the French accent) that Bergeron moves on to explore the poets from the 1890s, particularly Paul Verlaine and Stephane Mallarme.
Graphemes: The written symbol, or 26 letters in our alphabet, used to represent a phoneme.
Communication is increasingly visual and symbolic, relying on immediate sensations to transfer ideas, which is "detrimental to the value of the written symbol and of supported analysis," he says.
"That man passed directly from the written symbol to intuition, omitting sound; the strange art he initiated, the art of silent reading, would lead...many years later, to the concept of the book as an end in itself, not as a means to an end" (360).
One morning, she wrote four symbols resembling a capital [less than]I[greater than]s with extra cross marks through the vertical line, pointed to these symbols, and read aloud "Hap-py Birth-day," matching one oral syllable with one written symbol. Emilia Ferreiro (1984) calls this the syllabic hypothesis, referring to children's inventions for matching oral words or syllables and written symbols.
Principles rather than individual words should be emphasized, since children will undoubtedly learn most of the rare spelling variants by observation and experience far better than by direct teaching-If the child is taught, beginning with the simplest of sound-symbol patterns, to relate sound and written symbol, he will soon be able to arrive inductively at the spelling of most words that he can pronounce.
The association between the sound of each letter and its written symbol is stressed, as the teenage characters develop the alphabet letters needed to write messages between the rulers of the two countries.
In music, what name is given to the written symbol representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound?
The first group studied materials that included only written symbol systems, the second group visual symbol systems, and the third group both written and visual symbol systems.
Developing the language of mathematics, including both the words that students use to communicate orally and the written symbol system, is essential for mathematical understanding yet lags behind the performance of mathematics.