Usage examples for alphabetic

  1. All lists of words are strictly classified with regard to their formation, their vowel sounds, alphabetic order, accent and number of syllables. – Lee's Last Campaign by John C. Gorman
  2. I want an alphabetic list of visitors since my last visit, a sorted list of downloaded programs, and names of those calling in at 9600 bps or higher. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  3. 10 the prophecy is alphabetic: this circumstance has given rise to the view that i. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  4. Whether these signs were ideographic or syllabic or alphabetic in the early stages we do not know; certainly they were alphabetic in the later stage. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  5. The name or sound of the character is placed immediately after it, expressed in such others as are supposed to be most familiar; and, in the method made use of for conveying this information, the Chinese have discovered some faint and very imperfect idea of alphabetic writing, by splitting the monosyllabic sound into a dissyllable, and again compressing the dissyllable into a simple sound. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  6. The origin of these useful characters with the Indians and Arabians is attributed to their great skill in the arts of astronomy and of arithmetic, which required more convenient characters than alphabetic letters for the expressing of numbers. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  7. The hieroglyphic mode of writing keeps the Chinese vocal language from reaching that objective precision which is gained in articulation by alphabetic writing. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  8. An alphabetic letter file may be had for a few cents in which can be filed away all sorts of helpful material. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  9. The acknowledged vagueness of the chapter and the demonstrably alphabetic nature of at least part of it, certainly render its authenticity very doubtful. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  10. What has been said shows the inestimable and not sufficiently appreciated educational value of learning to read and write an alphabetic character. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  11. In this central chapter, therefore, the alphabetic structure reaches its culmination. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  12. The alphabetic symbol is effectively such when it is a sound, and it is sound when it is an image, or rather a concrete form of an internal vibration of the mind. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  13. But soon inured to alphabetic toils, Alert I met the dame with jocund smiles; First at the form, my task for ever true, A little favourite rapidly I grew: And oft she stroked my head with fond delight, Held me a pattern to the dunce's sight; And as she gave my diligence its praise, Talk'd of the honours of my future days. – The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas by Henry Kirke White
  14. 17. By most authors, alphabetic writing is not only considered an artificial invention, but supposed to have been wholly unknown in the early ages of the world. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  15. As in the preceding chapter, alphabetic arrangement will be employed. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  16. The true answer to which is: " A letter is an alphabetic character, which commonly represents some elementary sound of human articulation, or speech." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. One may, in this way, make out a scheme of the alphabetic elements, which shall be true of his own pronunciation, and yet have obvious faults when tried by the best usage of English speech. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown