What is another word for writing system?

29 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹˈa͡ɪtɪŋ sˈɪstəm], [ ɹˈa‍ɪtɪŋ sˈɪstəm], [ ɹ_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ s_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_m]

A writing system represents the method of graphic representation used to create a written language. There are several synonyms for the term writing system, including script, alphabet, writing style, orthography, lettering, and typography. A script refers to the system of characters used to denote the sounds of a language, while an alphabet refers to a set of letters used to represent those sounds. Writing style refers to the way in which written words are arranged and presented. Orthography refers to the rules used to spell words in a particular language. Lettering refers to the design of individual letters, and typography deals with the use of fonts and other visual elements to create an aesthetically pleasing written language.

Synonyms for Writing system:

What are the hypernyms for Writing system?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    orthography, scripts, graphic notation, symbolic communication, language usage, Alphabetic system, Word representation, Writing technology.

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