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IDEOGRAPH (Gr. i&Ea, idea, and 'ypark...

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 288 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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IDEOGRAPH (Gr. i&Ea, idea, and 'yparked', to write), a symbol or character painted, written or inscribed, representing ideas and not sounds; such a form of writing is found in Chinese and in most of the Egyptian hieroglyphs (see WRITING).
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