disematism

noun
di·​sem·​a·​tism | \ dīˈseməˌtizəm \
plural -s

Definition of disematism

: the use in conjunction of two systems of writing (as the ideographic and the phonetic)

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History and Etymology for disematism

di- + Greek sēmat-, sēma sign + English -ism

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“Disematism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disematism. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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