Definition of Alphabet. Meaning of Alphabet. Synonyms of Alphabet

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Definition of Alphabet

Alphabet
Alphabet Al"pha*bet, n. [L. alphabetum, fr. Gr. ? + ?, the first two Greek letters; Heb. [=a]leph and beth: cf. F. alphabet.] 1. The letters of a language arranged in the customary order; the series of letters or signs which form the elements of written language. 2. The simplest rudiments; elements. The very alphabet of our law. --Macaulay. Deaf and dumb alphabet. See Dactylology.
Alphabet
Alphabet Al"pha*bet, v. t. To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically. [R.]

Meaning of Alphabet from wikipedia

- An alphabet is a standardized set of written letters that represent particular spoken sounds in a language. Specifically, letters correspond to phonemes...
- Gr**** alphabet has been used to write the Gr**** language since the late 9th or early 8th century BC. It is derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and...
- spelling alphabet voice recording: ICAO spelling alphabet Problems playing this file? See media help. The (International) Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, commonly...
- other alphabets, such as the Vietnamese alphabet. Its modern repertoire is standardised as the ISO basic Latin alphabet. The term Latin alphabet may refer...
- The alphabet for Modern English is a Latin-script alphabet consisting of 26 letters, each having an upper- and lower-case form. The word alphabet is a...
- Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mountain View, California. Alphabet is the world's...
- question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Hebrew letters. The Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי, Alefbet ivri), known variously by scholars...
- The Russian alphabet (ру́сский алфави́т, russkiy alfavit, or ру́сская а́збука, russkaya azbuka, more traditionally) is the script used to write the Russian...
- may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols. The Phoenician alphabet is an alphabet (more specifically, an abjad) known in modern times from the Canaanite...
- other symbols instead of phonetic symbols. The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the...