Example sentences for: decipherment

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

  • One of the more fascinating subjects dealt with in this book is the decipherment of written languages.

  • Indeed, it was the trilingual (Old Persian, Elamite, and Neo-Baby lonian) inscription of Darius that provided the key for the decipherment of several ancient writings.

  • It is worth noting that decipherment of such archaeological materials differs from modern code decipherment because for the latter we can assume that a modern language was encoded, while in the former there are often no clues to the nature of the language, to what extent it is pleremic or cenemic, where “word breaks” occur (if, indeed, the language had words as we know them in English), and, in many instances, even the order in which the symbols were recorded.

  • Those who have read the books by Leonard Cottrell and Michael Ventris and know about Champollion's decipherment of the Rosetta Stone will find this chapter extremely interesting.

  • Part III Decipherment


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