Example sentences for: alphabets

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

  • 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.

  • Succinctly stated, the basic, underlying question is, How do we (who use alphabets) read?

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • But since different individuals have different ideas about how the Devanagari and Arabic alphabets should be transliterated, in many cases there is no single “correct” way to spell a specific word and, instead, dictionaries offer several--sometimes as many as six--acceptable variant spellings.


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