Logogram Log"o*gram, n. [Gr. lo`gos word + -gram.] A word letter; a phonogram, that, for the sake of brevity, represents a word; as, |, i. e., t, for it. Cf. {Grammalogue}. [1913 Webster]

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  • logogram — sign or character representing a word, 1840, from Gk. logos (see LOGOS (Cf. logos)) + GRAM (Cf. gram). Generically, any symbol representing graphically a product, idea, etc. is from 1966. The earliest use of the word (1820) is in the sense… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • logogram — [lôg′əgraf΄, lôg′əgraf΄lôg′ō gram΄, lôg′əgram΄] n. [ LOGO + GRAM] a letter, character, or symbol used to represent an entire word (Ex.: $ for dollar): also logograph [lôg′əgraf΄, lôg′əgraf΄] logogrammatic [lôg′əgrə mat′ik, lôg′əgrə mat′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Logogram — A logogram, or logograph, is a grapheme which represents a word or a morpheme (a meaningful unit of language). This stands in contrast to phonograms, which represent phonemes (speech sounds) or combinations of phonemes, and determinatives, which… …   Wikipedia

  • logogram — s ( met, logogram, best. pl. men) ett skrivtecken som motsvarar ett ord t.ex. º …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • logogram — noun Date: 1840 a letter, symbol, or sign used to represent an entire word < the ampersand and dollar sign are logograms > • logogrammatic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • logogram — logogrammatic /law geuh greuh mat ik, log euh /, adj. logogrammatically, adv. /law geuh gram , log euh /, n. a conventional, abbreviated symbol for a frequently recurring word or phrase, as the symbol & for the word and. Also called logograph;… …   Universalium

  • logogram — noun /ˈlɒɡəɡɹæm,ˈlɔːɡəɡɹæm/ a) A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase (e.g. a character of the Chinese writing system). b) A graphical symbol representing a concept or thing, as in roadside signs; a logo …   Wiktionary

  • Logogram — Логограмма (условный знак или буква, обозначающие слово); Логограмма …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • logogram — logo·gram (logґo gram) the graphic record of the symptoms and signs exhibited by a specific patient, charted by means of the logoscope …   Medical dictionary

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