Example sentences for: alphabets

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

  • 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.

  • A count of the languages spoken all over India, leaving out the dialects, comes to 1,652, written in 13 different alphabets.

  • Because many of those languages have never even possessed alphabets, let alone dictionaries, the SIL translators are doing some of the most important linguistic work in the world.

  • The text is punctuated here and there by tables showing the progressive development of selected symbols (as, for example, in Sumerian), the Devanagari syllabary (in which several modern and ancient Indian languages are written), the Hebrew, Arabic, and other alphabets, Chinese and Japanese writing, and attractive drawings showing the hieroglyphic (with sound values in English orthography).

  • 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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