adjective see ogham

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oghamic — ogham·ic …   English syllables

  • oghamic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ogamic — adjective see oghamic * * * ogamˈic (or /ogˈ/), ● ogam * * * ogam, ogamic var. ogham, oghamic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ogham — or ogam noun Etymology: Irish ogham, from Middle Irish ogom, ogum Date: 1729 the alphabetic system of fifth and sixth century Irish in which an alphabet of 20 letters is represented by notches for vowels and lines for consonants and which is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alphabet — /al feuh bet , bit/, n. 1. the letters of a language in their customary order. 2. any system of characters or signs with which a language is written: the Greek alphabet. 3. any such system for representing the sounds of a language: the phonetic… …   Universalium

  • epigraphy — epigraphist, epigrapher, n. /i pig reuh fee/, n. 1. the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, esp. of ancient inscriptions. 2. inscriptions collectively. [1850 55; EPIGRAPH + Y3] * * * ▪ historiography Introduction  the study of written… …   Universalium

  • ogham — also ogam, ancient Irish form of writing, 1620s, from Ir. ogham, from O.Ir. ogam, said to be from name of its inventor, Ogma Mac Eladan. But this appears to be from Celt. *Ogmios, perhaps from PIE *og mo furrow, track, thus metaphorically incised …   Etymology dictionary

  • ogmic — ˈägmik adjective Etymology: irregular from ogham + ic : oghamic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ogam — var. of OGHAM. * * * ogham 7 [ogham oghams] (also ogam) [ˈɒɡəm] [ˈɑːɡəm] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • og|am|ic — «OG uh mihk, oh GAM ihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with the ogam. 2. consisting of ogams. Also, oghamic, ogmic …   Useful english dictionary

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