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English noun: alphabetic character

1. alphabetic character (communication) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech


SamplesHis grandmother taught him his letters.


Synonymsletter, letter of the alphabet


Broader (hypernym)character, grapheme, graphic symbol


Narrower (hyponym)A, aleph, alpha, ascender, ayin, B, beta, beth, block capital, block letter, C, chi, consonant, D, daleth, delta, descender, digram, digraph, double-u, E, epsilon, eta, ex, ezed, F, G, gamma, gimel, H, he, heth, I, initial, iota, izzard, J, K, kaph, kappa, khi, L, lambda, lamedh, M, mem, mu, N, nu, nun, O, omega, omicron, P, pe, phi, pi, polyphone, polyphonic letter, psi, Q, qoph, R, resh, rho, S, sadhe, samekh, shin, sigma, sin, T, tau, taw, teth, theta, U, upsilon, V, vowel, W, waw, wye, X, xi, Y, yodh, Z, zayin, zed, zee, zeta


Part meronymspelling


Member meronymalphabet









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