logo·​graph·​ic ˌlȯ-gə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce logographic (audio)
: of, relating to, or marked by the use of logographs : consisting of logographs
logographically adverb

Examples of logographic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chinese, like Japanese and some Korean, is logographic. Jamie Dickman, Popular Science, 11 Apr. 2023 Researchers cataloged the possible characters and their variations to infer the nature of the system — alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, etc. Bridget Alex, Discover Magazine, 4 Jan. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of logographic was in 1801

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“Logographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logographic. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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