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ideography

[ id-ee-og-ruh-fee, ahy-dee- ]

noun

  1. the use of ideograms.


ideography

/ ˌɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ /

noun

  1. the use of ideograms to communicate ideas


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ideography1

First recorded in 1830–40; ideo- + -graphy

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Example Sentences

Here also the Chinese ideography has its advantage, in even a simple line, for example, "The sun rises in the east."

Ideography, ī-de-og′ra-fi, n. the representation of things by pictures, and not by sound-symbols or letters.

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