List of 'Writing' terms: A–Z

  • § "a shorthand notation for the word 'section'"
  • Cuneiform "an ancient writing system used by various cultures around Mesopotamia"
  • Normalization "the application of grammatical rules unto transliterated sound values"
  • Translation "the conversion of linguistic contents and their meanings from one language into another"
  • Transliteration "the conversion of sound values from one writing system into another"


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