Character 10
Hyphenation al pha bet ic
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Alphabetic"

What do we mean by alphabetic?

Of or relating to an alphabet, especially the characters A to Z, both uppercase and lowercase.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Alphabetic

The word "alphabetic" in example sentences

To learn to decode words in alphabetic systems like English, it is necessary to understand that the letters in text represent the phonemes in speech. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This fundamental of reading is called alphabetic, which is taught through the techniques of phonemic awareness, word analysis, phonics, and sight words. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Omniglot is an interesting site about writing systems, which it classifies in alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, and alternative systems describing real and fictitious languages. ❋ Unknown (2003)

In Odas elementales (1954 - 1959) his message is expanded into a more extensive description of the world, where the objects of the hymns - things, events and relations - are duly presented in alphabetic form. ❋ Unknown (1971)

Reading involves matching letters and letter sequences to phonemes - speech specific sounds - a thing called the alphabetic principle. 7 month old babies haven't developed language, so how can they grasp the alphabetic principle? ❋ Unknown (2009)

I admit to being a bit confused as to what actually comprises the Cathemerinon; some sources seem to indicate that it's a long I guess "alphabetic"; 2 x 26 = 52? hymn of 52 stanzas, but this Project Gutenberg book seems to say that the whole collection of hymns of Prudentius is called The Cathemerinon. ❋ Bls (2009)

Consequently, according to RFC 2234, "alphabetic" corresponds to the Latin alphabet character ranges a-z and A-Z. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The name "alphabetic" can take a suffix indicating the character encoding associated with the subset: alphabetic/1252 ❋ Unknown (2009)

The first kind of alphabetic numerals and also the word-system (in both of which the place value is used) are plays upon, or variations of, position arithmetic, which would be most likely to occur in the country of its origin. [ ❋ David Eugene Smith (1902)

However, the first scripts of Germanic languages employed not the Latin letters widely used for English today, but rather runes, alphabetic symbols that were first carved into different materials, from beech bark to stone. ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

The Ancient Greeks pioneered a new approach to alphabetic scripts when they added letters to represent the sounds of vowels along with those of consonants, in the dialects of their language. ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

Still, with its focus on broadly recognizable sounds rather than on culturally specific ideas, such as peculiar symbolization for the Egyptian sun-god Ra, this new alphabetic system of writing was nothing short of a revolution. ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

Of course, the T in T-shirt makes no strict reference to the alphabetic revolution, but it nevertheless remains a direct descendant of the Phoenician breakthrough in writing. ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

As the alphabetic symbol for a rite of initiation into education in English, SAT may not be classifiable as a part of speech, but it is likely a harbinger of new kinds of speech evolving in Global English. ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

Walter Thompson become JWT, and a host of periodicals reducing their titles to alphabetic sequences, or a mere letter: GQ, HG, FMR, AD, and W.xiv ❋ Leslie Dunton-Downer (2010)

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