What does ideography mean?

Definitions for ideographyˌɪd iˈɒg rə fi, ˌaɪ di-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ideography.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ideography(noun)

    the use of ideograms in writing


  1. ideography(Noun)

    The use of ideograms.

  2. ideography(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Ideography(noun)

    the representation of ideas independently of sounds, or in an ideographic manner, as sometimes is done in shorthand writing, etc

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ideography

    ī-de-og′ra-fi, n. the representation of things by pictures, and not by sound-symbols or letters.—ns. I′deograph, such a character or symbol as represents an idea without expressing its name—also I′deogram.—adjs. Ideograph′ic, -al, representing ideas by pictures, or directly instead of words.—adv. Ideograph′ically, in an ideographic manner. [Gr. idea, idea, graphein, to write.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ideography in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ideography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for ideography

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ιδεογραφίαGreek
  • käsitekirjoitus, ideografiaFinnish

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