Definition of Analphabetic

1. Noun. An illiterate person who does not know the alphabet.

Exact synonyms: Analphabet
Generic synonyms: Illiterate, Illiterate Person, Nonreader



2. Adjective. Relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic.
Partainyms: Alphabet
Antonyms: Alphabetic

3. Adjective. Not alphabetic. "Jesperson's system of phonetic transcription is analphabetic"
Antonyms: Alphabetic

4. Adjective. Having little acquaintance with writing. "Special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society"
Exact synonyms: Unlettered
Similar to: Illiterate
Derivative terms: Analphabetism

Definition of Analphabetic

1. Adjective. (not comparable) (of symbols) Not alphabetic. ¹

2. Adjective. (comparable) (of a person) Illiterate, unable to read or write. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Analphabetic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Analphabetic

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Literary usage of Analphabetic

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1. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"analphabetic Basis An ' analphabetic,' as opposed to an alphabetic basis was first definitely advocated by Jespersen in his Articulations of speech- sounds ..."

2. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners : with by Henry Sweet (1900)
"analphabetic Basis An ' analphabetic,' as opposed to an alphabetic basis was first definitely advocated by Jespersen in his Articulations of speech- sounds ..."

3. Arkiv för nordisk filologi edited by Axel Kock (1891)
"München den 22:ten Juni 1890. Konrad Maurer. Tiie articulations of speech sounds represented by means of analphabetic symbols by Otto ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"An 11 analphabetic " basis was first definitely advocated by ... In fact, it cannot be said that the analphabetic principle has yet had a fair trial. ..."

5. Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie (1906)
"... by mean- analphabetic" symbols eingeführt und begründet hatte, und in dem das orgar r, • griechischen buchstaben (« = lippen, /J = zunge usw. ..."

6. Kritischer Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der romanischen Philologie by R. Otto, Karl Gustav Vollmöller (1908)
"This is what he calls the study of the elements, in accordance with his system of analphabetic symbols, and he gives as an example the analysis of the sound ..."

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