Definition of Pictography

1. [n -PHIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pictography

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picrylhydrazyl
picrylhydrazyls
picryls
pics
pictel
pictels
pictogram
pictogramme
pictograms
pictograph
pictographic
pictographically
pictographies
pictographs
pictography (current term)
pictoral
pictorial
pictorial convention
pictorial matter
pictorial representation
pictorialism
pictorialisms
pictorialist
pictorialists
pictoriality
pictorialize
pictorialized
pictorializes
pictorializing

Literary usage of Pictography

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1. Indian Myths Or, Legends, Traditions, and Symbols of the Aborigines of by Ellen Russell Emerson (1884)
"The second figure within the colossal horns has in its hands a globular object, resembling the fiery ball or thunderbolt of Indian pictography. ..."

2. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), Royal Canadian Institute (1895)
"MONUMENTS AND pictography. A search for "monuments" among such a primitive ... Hence the two- divisions of this chapter: carved monuments and pictography. ..."

3. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (1900)
"A possible objection to this assertion might be that in Mexican pictography, the mirror is invariably represented as jet- black, ..."

4. Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1851)
"... dream—Trait in Indian legends—pictography— Numeration of the races of Polynesia and the Upper Lakes—Love of one's native tongue—Death of Gen. ..."

5. The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations: A Comparative by Zelia Nuttall (1901)
"... assertion might be that in Mexican pictography, the mirror is invariably represented as jet- black, in a white or red frame. ..."

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