Chemistry, the central science, partial ordering of the sciences proposed by Balaban and Klein.
Codex claromontanus latin (The S.S. Teacher's Edition-The Holy Bible - Plate XXVIII)
Letters and words

An orthography is a set of conventions for writing a language, including norms of spelling, hyphenation, capitalization, word breaks, emphasis, and punctuation.

- Orthography

In languages with a literary tradition, there is interrelation between orthography and the question of what is considered a single word.

- Word
Chemistry, the central science, partial ordering of the sciences proposed by Balaban and Klein.

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Alpha

Chinese characters (hànzì, 漢字) are morpho-syllabic. Each one represents a syllable with a distinct meaning, but some characters may have multiple meanings or pronunciations

English orthography

Writing system used to represent spoken English, allowing readers to connect the graphemes to sound and to meaning.

Writing system used to represent spoken English, allowing readers to connect the graphemes to sound and to meaning.

Chinese characters (hànzì, 漢字) are morpho-syllabic. Each one represents a syllable with a distinct meaning, but some characters may have multiple meanings or pronunciations

It includes English's norms of spelling, hyphenation, capitalisation, word breaks, emphasis, and punctuation.

Like the orthography of most world languages, English orthography has a broad degree of standardisation.

A simplified procedure for determining whether two sounds represent the same or different phonemes

Phoneme

A simplified procedure for determining whether two sounds represent the same or different phonemes

In phonology and linguistics, a phoneme is a unit of sound that can distinguish one word from another in a particular language.

This should not be confused with the similar convention of the use of angle brackets to enclose the units of orthography, graphemes.

Chronology of the universe as deduced by the prevailing Big Bang theory, a result from science and obtained knowledge

Linguistics

Scientific study of human language.

Scientific study of human language.

Chronology of the universe as deduced by the prevailing Big Bang theory, a result from science and obtained knowledge

Phonological and orthographic modifications between a base word and its origin may be partial to literacy skills.

The lexicon consists of words and bound morphemes, which are parts of words that can't stand alone, like affixes.

Chinese characters (hànzì, 漢字) are morpho-syllabic. Each one represents a syllable with a distinct meaning, but some characters may have multiple meanings or pronunciations

Writing system

Chinese characters (hànzì, 漢字) are morpho-syllabic. Each one represents a syllable with a distinct meaning, but some characters may have multiple meanings or pronunciations
A Specimen of typefaces and styles, by William Caslon, letter founder; from the 1728 Cyclopaedia
Comparative evolution from pictograms to abstract shapes, in Mesopotamian cuneiforms, Egyptian hieroglyphs and Chinese characters.
Table of scripts in the introduction to Sanskrit-English Dictionary by Monier Monier-Williams
This textbook for Puyi shows the English alphabet. Although the English letters run from left to right, the Chinese explanations run from top to bottom then right to left, as traditionally written
Early Chinese character for sun (ri), 1200 B.C
Modern Chinese character (ri) meaning "day" or "Sun"
A bilingual stop sign in English and the Cherokee syllabary in Tahlequah, Oklahoma
A Bible printed with Balinese script
An overview of the writing directions used in the world

A writing system is a method of visually representing verbal communication, based on a script and a set of rules regulating its use.

As logographic writing systems use a single symbol for an entire word, a syllabary is a set of written symbols that represent (or approximate) syllables, which make up words.