Translation of pictograph in Spanish:

pictograph

pictografía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪktəɡrɑːf//ˈpɪktəˌɡræf/

noun

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    pictografía feminine
    • From the earliest hunter-gatherer societies that left pictograms on rocky outcrops or caves, the natural progression from the development of speech and language has been the creation of a written or marked form of that language.
    • The head is a pictogram attached to a human body, a symbolic figure with a beak for a nose, long dirty hair and beard, a triangular yellow hat.
    • Visitors are often amused to see pictograms outside banks informing customers that dogs, ice-creams, mobile phones and guns should not be brought inside.
    • Runic scripts are writing schemes which tend to fall in between pictograms and context-dependent constructs like alphabets.
    • Our project of creating huge, authentic-looking rock sculptures covered with pictograms generated a lot of enthusiasm and interest in the study of prehistoric art.
    • The road is covered in chalk drawings: hopscotch and football pitches, pictograms of dolls and soldiers, houses, cars ships.
    • The round harp is the classic string instrument of the earliest period in both regions; indeed, the earliest examples of Mesopotamian writing show a pictogram of a round harp.
    • In his hand he produced a worn scroll depicting several pictograms and archaic passages.
    • The thing westerners worry about before getting to Tokyo is that all the signs are pictograms.
    • The Aztecs produced painted books written in pictograms rather than in words derived from an alphabet.
    • However, the main reason for the difference between Egyptian Hieroglyphs and Sumerian pictograms came from the difference in the writing materials used by the two ancient civilizations.
    • The exhibition provides a history of writing: pictogram, hieroglyph, cuneiform, alphabet, all of these are represented.
    • The Bronze Age engravings in this region are symbolic pictograms, without any attempt at realism; there is also no indication that they should be evaluated as hieroglyphs or ideographs.
    • The Chinese ideogram for qi was developed from the pictogram of a pot of boiling rice with the top blown off by rising steam.
    • Over the last 25 years, the formations have evolved from simple, relatively small circles to huge designs with multiple circles, elaborate pictograms, and shapes that invoke complex non-linear mathematical principles.
    • Early written characters were based on pictograms and ideograms; it is commonly believed that pictograms appeared before ideograms.
    • However, three-dimensional figurative depictions soon predominated, with painted pictograms representing symbols, mottos, and accomplishments of kings.
    • To conjure power, a medieval alchemist would enclose himself in a magic circle filled with geometric pictograms symbolizing inner realities.
    • Their pictograms interpret the dark knight as a series of wedge shapes and crude drawings, which we can take to mean ‘man-who-is-a-bat’ when we have become bored with trying to interpret them in any meaningful way.
    • But luckily pictograms by nature transcend language barriers.