ideogram


ideogram

noun

  1. a written symbol that represents an idea or object directly rather than a particular word or speech sound, as a Chinese character.
  2. a written symbol, as 7, =, or &; a logogram.

noun

  1. a sign or symbol, used in such writing systems as those of China or Japan, that directly represents a concept, idea, or thing rather than a word or set of words for it
  2. any graphic sign or symbol, such as %, @, &, etc
n.

1838, from comb. form of Greek idea (see idea) + -gram.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

48 queries 1.264