ideogram

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ideogram

An expression of an idea in a graphic element. From the Greek "idea" + "write." See icon and emoticon.
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The encounter between an alphabetized society and an ideographic language at different levels of power and control necessarily remade the latter on the template of the former.
Chinese language, an ideographic language with syntactic and semantic systems, provides a vivid picture of China as a sexist society.
But Lowe points out how Johnson-Laird & Byrne's depiction of an inference in terms of what they call mental models can be seen as the text of an ideographic language behaving in accordance with the rules of what they call a mental logic.