Example sentences for: alphabets

How can you use “alphabets” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Anyone who has fumingly, frustratedly tolerated the confusions, inaccuracies, incompletenesses, illiteracies, and genera; inabilities of manual-writers to describe the accompanying programs will be relieved and delighted to encounter the simple, straightforward presentation of information in this book, which is an essential for any individual, company, or educational institution that has occasion to deal with foreign languages and their alphabets.

  • Athanasius Kircher's (1602-1680) and Joseph de Guignes' (1721-1800) fanciful descriptions of Chinese signs and Egyptian hieroglyphs gave birth to the notion that these writing systems could somehow circumvent pedestrian alphabets, going as it were straight to the heart of things.

  • In some cases, an accompanying illustration displays the alphabets available; for example, the Alaph [ sic ] Beth Font Kit includes Aramaic (Fourth, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth century fonts), Assyrian/Babylonian, Coptic, Cuneiform (Ras Shamra and Ugaritic), Hieroglyphics (+850), North Semitic, Phoenician, Sabæan, and Syriac (Estrangelo, Serto, and Eastern scripts).

  • Predating Kircher's mystical alphabets (p. 164) by 1400 years are so-called ring letters and characters of Greek, Coptic, Syriac, Hebrew, Ethiopian, Aramaic, and Arabic amulets.

  • Interest in writing systems was dormant for many years: some thirty years ago, the only—and best-known— scholar working with alphabets was Dr. David Diringer.


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