the alphabetic script derived from the Greek alphabet through Etruscan, used from about the 6th century b.c. for the writing of Latin, and since adopted, with modifications and additions of letters such as w, by the languages of Western Europe, including English, as well as many other languages.
- Also called Roman alphabet.
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How to use Latin alphabet in a sentence
In some respects the value of the consonants varies from that usual in the Latin alphabet.
In the Latin alphabet the sound was always the voiced stop (as in gig) in classical times.
The Latin alphabet probably came into use without any particular pains, long before the introduction of the Glagolitic letters.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations | Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
That the Latin alphabet is not fully adapted to express Slavic sounds, is evident in the Polish language.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations | Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Soon after the dialect had reached its latest form, the Latin alphabet was adopted.
British Dictionary definitions for Latin alphabet
another term for Roman alphabet
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