alphabetic

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from French alphabétique and partly from its etymon Latin alphabēticus.[1] By surface analysis, alphabet +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæl.fəˈbɛt.ɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪk

Adjective[edit]

alphabetic

  1. Of or relating to an alphabet, especially the characters A to Z, both uppercase and lowercase.
    Synonym: alphabetical

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ alphabetic, adj.”, in OED Online Paid subscription required[1], Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000, archived from the original on 2023-09-12.