Noun Acrophony Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acrophony

Pronunciation:

/əˈkrɒfəni//əˈkrɒf(ə)ni/

Definition:
1.

noun

The use of a graphic symbol originally representing a word (or the object to which it refers) to denote the initial syllable or sound of that word.
    ((n.) The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object.)


    Origin:
    Late 19th century. From acro- + -phony. Compare earlier acrophonetic, acrophonic.

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