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 standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that represent the phonemes (basic significant sounds) of any spoken language...
- The Gr**** alphabet has been used to write the Gr**** language since the late ninth or early eighth century BC. It is derived from the earlier Phoenician...
- The Latin or Roman alphabet is the writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language. Due to its use in writing Germanic...
- phonetic alphabet, officially denoted as the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, and also commonly known as the ICAO phonetic alphabet, and in...
- Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mountain View, California. It was created through a corporate restructuring of...
- various alphabets across Eurasia, particularly in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and North Asia. It is based on the Early Cyrillic alphabet developed...
- The Russian alphabet (Russian: русский алфавит, tr. rússkij alfavít, IPA: [ˈruskʲɪj ɐɫfɐˈvʲit]) uses letters from the Cyrillic script to write the Russian...
- The modern English alphabet is a Latin alphabet consisting of 26 letters, each having an upper- and lower-case form. The same letters constitute the ISO...
- The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International...
- The Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי, Alefbet ‘Ivri), known variously by scholars as the Jewish script, square script, and block script, is...
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