Definition of Alphabetic character

1. Noun. The conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech. "His grandmother taught him his letters"

Exact synonyms: Letter, Letter Of The Alphabet
Group relationships: Spelling
Group relationships: Alphabet
Generic synonyms: Character, Grapheme, Graphic Symbol
Specialized synonyms: Ascender, Descender, Digram, Digraph, Initial, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, Double-u, W, Ex, X, Wye, Y, Ezed, Izzard, Z, Zed, Zee, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron, Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi, Chi, Khi, Psi, Omega, Aleph, Beth, Gimel, Daleth, He, Waw, Zayin, Heth, Teth, Yodh, Kaph, Lamedh, Mem, Nun, Samekh, Ayin, Pe, Sadhe, Qoph, Resh, Sin, Shin, Taw, Polyphone, Polyphonic Letter, Block Capital, Block Letter, Vowel, Consonant
Derivative terms: Letter, Letter



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Literary usage of Alphabetic character

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1. The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord Bishop of by William Warburton, Richard Hurd (1811)
"... when it ceased to be so, they would as naturally invent another alphabetic character for their sacred use: which from that appropriation was called ..."

2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1853)
"The alphabetic character in this part of the world is Indian. This ‘ arose naturally from the intellectual ..."

3. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Language Reference:: Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Volumes 1-4 by SAS Institute (2006)
"... function searches a character string for a non-alphabetic character. ... for an alphabetic character. Examples The following example uses the ..."

4. Report of a Tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1871-72 and 1872-73 by A. C. L. Carlleyle (1878)
"I may say, generally, that the style of this alphabetic character appears to display a sort of link between the oldest form of the Gupta character, ..."

5. The One Primeval Language Traced Experimentally Through Ancient Inscriptions by Charles Forster (1852)
"For the strictly alphabetic character of the Sinaitic inscriptions being universally admitted, it was only common sense to conclude that Egyptian cha- B 3 ..."

6. The One Primeval Language Traced Experimentally Through Ancient Inscriptions by Charles Forster (1852)
"For the strictly alphabetic character of the Sinaitic inscriptions being universally admitted, it was only common sense to conclude that Egyptian cha- B 3 ..."

7. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"This, with vocalised breath, is the formation of the element represented in English, for lack of an alphabetic character, by the digraph ng. ..."

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