HyperDic: writing_system

English > 1 sense of the expression writing system:
NOUNcommunicationwriting system, orthographya method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
English > writing system: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols.
Synonymorthography
InstancesLinear AAn undeciphered writing system used in Crete in the 17th century B.C.
MembershyphenationConnecting syllables and words by hyphens
punctuationThe use of certain marks to clarify meaning / meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
Partspunctuation, punctuation markThe marks used to clarify meaning / meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
word division, hyphenationdivision of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
Narroweralphabetic writing, alphabetic scriptA writing system based on alphabetic characters
boustrophedonAn ancient writing system
hieroglyph, hieroglyphicA writing system using picture symbols
ideographyThe use of ideograms in writing
picture writingA writing system using pictographs
point systemA system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
scriptA particular orthography or writing system
spellingforming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
Broaderwritingletters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
Spanishescritura, ortografía, sistema de escritura
Catalanortografia, sistema d'escriptura

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