ideogram ideogram

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. It's a cliche, but it's nonetheless apt to note that in written Chinese, the same ideogram is used to express both danger and opportunity.
  2. Every conversation is a sermon, every plot twist a warning, every shot an ideogram on the same theme: men stink.
  3. Production illustrator Tom Southwell saw a Japanese ideogram he liked and placed it in the window of the noodle shop.

News

  • Chinese Character for Book: Sh? (?)

    The Chinese character ? (sh?) stands for a book, letter, written document, or writings. ? is an ideogrammic compound, or associative compound, a type of Chinese character consisting of two or more parts with similar or different meanings combined to … The post Chinese Character for Book: Sh? (?) appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on November 28, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

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