lexigraph

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Etymology[edit]

lexi- + -graph

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): ˈlɛksəˌɡɹæf

Noun[edit]

lexigraph (plural lexigraphs)

  1. A lexigram or ideograph, a graphical depiction of a single word.
    • 2006, Noël J. Nickson and Laurence E. R. Picken, Music from the Tang Court: Some Ancient Connections Explored [1], ISBN 1397805218, page 50:
      "Be that as it may, it is certain that the lexigraph for hayashi is not a Japanese creation, but a nowadays-forgotten Chinese character..."
    • 2006, James A.W. Heffernan, "Speaking for Pictures" in Writing and Seeing: Essays on Word and Image [2], ISBN 9042016981, page 43:
      "He does not want them to be read as we might read a lexigraph, a postmodern painting of words such as Joseph Kosuth's red..."

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