HyperDic: grapheme

English > 1 sense of the word grapheme:
NOUNcommunicationgrapheme, character, graph, graphic symbola written symbol that is used to represent speech
English > grapheme: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA written symbol that is used to represent speech.
Synonymscharacter, graph, graphic symbol
NarrowerASCII characterAny member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers
allographA variant form of a grapheme, as 'm' or 'M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
asterisk, starA star-shaped character * used in printing
capital, capital letter, uppercase, upper-case letter, majusculeOne of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
check characterA character that is added to the end of a block of transmitted data and used to check the accuracy of the transmission
dagger, obeliskA character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
double dagger, double obelisk, diesisA character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
ideogram, ideographA graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it
letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
ligatureCharacter consisting of two or more letters combined into one
mathematical symbolA character that is used to indicates a mathematical ... / mathematical relation or operation
percent sign, percentage signA sign ('%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
phonetic symbolA written character used in phonetic transcription of represent a particular speech sound
pictographA graphic character used in picture writing
radicalA character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
rune, runic letterAny character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages
small letter, lowercase, lower-case letter, minusculeThe characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
space, blankA blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
stenographA shorthand character
subscript, inferiorA character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
superscript, superiorA character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
typePrinted characters
Broaderwritten symbol, printed symbolA written or printed symbol
Spanishcarácter, grafema, grafía, símbolo gráfico
Catalancaràcter, grafema, grafia

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