Meaning of ALPHABET in English



Set of symbols or characters that represent language's sounds in writing .

Each character usually represents a simple vowel , a diphthong (two vowels), or one or two Latin alphabet ), considered the first true alphabet because it includes both consonants and vowels . Scholars have attempted to establish an exact correspondence between each sound and its symbol in new alphabets such as the International Phonetic Alphabet .


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Arabic alphabet

Cyrillic alphabet

Greek alphabet

Hebrew alphabet

International Phonetic Alphabet

Latin alphabet

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