ideogram


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Synonyms for ideogram

a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it

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vinifera presented some similarities with some American wild grapes studied by means of chromosome data and ideograms, mainly regarding V labrusca with which it displayed a narrow affinity.
What Pound was fascinated is that Chinese ideograms look like natural pictures, although he acknowledged that "all the ideograms are not as musing"(Paige, 106).
It is fortunate, I should say, that Pound turns to classical Chinese poetry and ideograms to find a way to cleanse the decadence of the late Victorian poetry and blow a fresh wind into the modern western poetry in the early 1910s.
PY Ta 641 and 709, that the ideogram in some instances needs supplementing with words to convey a more specific meaning.
Thus the ideogram performs a conceptual function that, for the reader able to decode its meaning, relates the figures in a sequence to one another: 'in Arizona an Indian guide was amazed that Europeans could not understand the "absolutely clear" meaning of the little dot carved near the feet of an anthropomorphic figure: that meant walk or go', a reading the guide said was 'so obvious that it did not need any explanation' (Struttura, p.
The Chinese ideogram for ginseng means "crystallization of the essence of the earth in the form of a man," alluding to the root's forked shape.
Instead of employing metaphor traditionally, using words to describe one thing in terms of another, Fulton utilizes an ideogram to explore undefined images and ideas.
The Chinese ideogram for ginseng translates as "crystallization of the essence of the earth in the form of a man," alluding to the root's forked shape.
The Chinese word for political crisis is represented by an ideogram comprised of two characters.
In his third chapter he again expands upon this definition to include Noh as an example of an entire work that functions as an ideogram.
Its Chinese ideogram contains two characters: one is "danger" and the other "hidden opportunity.
The Cinematographic Principle and the Ideogram," which originally appeared as an afterward to N.
In Chinese the ideogram for the word "crisis" (wei-ji) is actually a combination of two words - danger and opportunity.
It is the existence of the Chinese ideogram, achieved with so few brushstrokes and representing so much.
The ideogram writing systems, called zhuanzi in Chinese and kanji in Japanese, are the oldest writing system in use, and are used in the most modern computers.