ALL meanings of acrophony

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  • noun acrophony the use of symbols to represent sounds 3
  • noun acrophony Naming letters in an alphabetic writing system using words whose initial sounds are represented by the respective letters. 1
  • noun plural acrophony the use of what was originally a logogram as a phonetic symbol for the initial sound of the word the logogram represented, as, in Semitic writing, the use of a picture of a shepherd's crook to represent the sound (l), the first sound of lamed, the Hebrew word for a shepherd's crook. 1
  • noun plural acrophony the use of a word as the name of the alphabetical symbol representing the initial sound of that word. 1
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