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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Alphabet.
See also changes related to Alphabet, or pages that link to Alphabet or to this page or whose text contains "Alphabet".

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  • Developing Article Writing system: A set of signs used to represent a language, such as an alphabet, or a set of rules used to write a language, such as conventions of spelling and punctuation. [e]
  • Stub Writing: The process of recording thoughts or speech in a visually or haptically retrievable manner. [e]
  • Developing Article Written language: The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system. [e]
  • Developing Article Reading (process): Process of understanding and gaining knowledge from written text. [e]
  • Developing Article Natural language: A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning. [e]


  • Developing Article Roman alphabet: Most widely used alphabet, the standard script of most languages that originated in Europe, where it developed in ancient Rome before 600 BC from the Etruscan alphabet (in turn derived from the Greek alphabet). [e]
  • External Article Letter (alphabet): Symbol in an alphabetic script, usually denoting one or more phonemes; for example, in the English alphabet the letter <a> can represent the phoneme /æ/ as in mat and /eɪ/ as in mate. [e]
  • Stub Cyrillic alphabet: The alphabet used for a number of languages, mostly Slavonic ones, including Russian, Bulgarian and Serbian. [e]
  • External Article Greek alphabet: Set of twenty-four letters that has been used to write the Greek language since the late 9th or early 8th century BC. [e]

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