What is ideographic writing?

 
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Definition
 

An ideographic writing system is a writing method that uses graphic symbols to represent objects or ideas. This system maintains a single written form for morphemes or lexical items.

Examples
 

Here are some examples of ideographic writing:

 
  • Chinese
  • Japanese (some forms)
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