Adjective "ideographic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈɡrafɪk//ʌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈɡrafɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The sad truth is that even chimpanzees and rats can learn to read simple ideographic language.'
  2. 'Ancient Egyptians developed a pictographic and ideographic writing system known as hieroglyphics.'

Definitions

1. an ideogram.

More examples(as adjective)

"symbols can be ideographic."

"signs can be ideographic."

Origin

(ideograph)