Definition of Ideograph

1. Noun. A graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it. "Chinese characters are ideograms"

Exact synonyms: Ideogram
Generic synonyms: Character, Grapheme, Graphic Symbol
Specialized synonyms: Logogram, Logograph
Terms within: Radical



Definition of Ideograph

1. n. Same as Ideogram.

Definition of Ideograph

1. Noun. An ideogram. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ideograph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ideograph

1. Same as Ideogram. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ideograph

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Literary usage of Ideograph

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Hence the sanier ideograph, or character, as we may now term it, ... An ideograph continued to represent the pronunciation of the word for ..."

2. Outlines of Chinese Art by John Calvin Ferguson (1919)
"The clouds gathering before a summer thunder- shower took on the form of a dragon with huge ideograph LUNG, MEANING DRAGON ideograph LU, MEANING DEER head, ..."

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