Example sentences for: alphabetic

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

  • Visible speech, regardless whether alphabetic or logographic, with all its faults and foibles, its inherent inconsistencies, inadequacies, and inaccuracies, it seems, is here to stay.

  • As the speakers of various languages applied it to their needs, it became somewhat more sophisticated; the Elamites, for example, were able to economize on the number of symbols by assigning to most of them syllabic identity, a major step toward the development of alphabetic writing.

  • This paragraph by Allan Simmons is an alphabetic pun:

  • Each spelled sound is discussed at the beginning of its alphabetic section, digraphs being treated at the beginnings of the sections for their first letter.

  • There must have been confusion--perhaps it persists--about the alphabetic O [oh] and the numerical 0 [zero], for the telephone companies often made a special point of emphasizing which was meant: I assume that they have statistics on the number of wrong numbers dialed when one was substituted for the other.


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