logogram


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a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation

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25) The second element of the name, duh, is, as noted already, the logogram for pataru, the root of the main verb in the line.
But lettering, if not appropriated from commercial advertising or logograms, had to be of the kind rudely scrawled on walls or sidewalks.
191) is unclear, but there does not appear to be a manifest place name determinative, although the status of the two to three upright strokes in the middle of the logogram is open for discussion.
This unique logogram from Bogazkoy, which is unknown in the Mesopotamian cuneiform system, is already listed in Chr.
One must acknowledge, however, that nest is most often represented by the logogram LOYT, rather than being spelled out.
Glanville translates "furnace of copper," reading the sign after 'h as a logogram and not as a metal determinative; Catalogue of Demotic Papyri in the British Museum, vol.
17) For instance, in Enitma elis, taliazu is written syllabically and in the god list with the logogram me (Ee 105 ~ god list 16'); the god list usually has me for the Sumerian plural while Enuma elis has mes (Ee 97 ~ gl 8').
22, RN 1029a*, "which contains both the logogram and the basmala in long hand" (p.
The first three signs he interprets as a logogram for the Storm-god of Aleppo, the MI-sign functioning as a pseudo-phonetic complement -ma (MI being chosen over MA due to graphic considerations), the string representing the ethnicon Halpuma, "the Halabean," referring of course to the Storm-god in the eagle chariot depicted on the seal and the relief.
In the tablets written by Canaanite scribes, syllabically spelled Canaanite words, typically signalled by a gloss mark, may follow and translate ("gloss") either a logogram or a syllabically spelled Akkadian word, as well as occurring independently without translating anything.
6-7 the cuneiform sign KA which is attached to a number of logograms stands for the Akkadian possessive pronominal suffix of the 2.
Among their topics are the art of mathematics, a mathematician's view of opera and music, the fragility of beauty in mathematics and art, love and tattoos, a life of music not chosen, writing and performing mathematics as metaphor, photography, painting and mathematics, art and civilization, origins of logograms and mathematical intuition, a drifter of dadaist persuasion, conversations with Klaus Roth, salsa and mathematics, and into the woods.
Logograms have served the Chinese since the Bronze Age.
the statute allows paid promotional use of logograms and identification