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An '''alphabet''' is a set of [[letter]]s or other signs or signals that serve as equivalents for letters.
 
An '''alphabet''' is a set of [[letter]]s or other signs or signals that serve as equivalents for letters.
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Be careful not to confuse [[vowel]]s - which refer to sounds - with the vowel letter, which is what corresponds to the letter in the alphabet. Likewise, don't let students confuse [[consonant]]s with consonant letters, ie, the consonant letters of the alphabet.
  
 
The Braille system used by blind people uses raised dots to represent letters and numbers.
 
The Braille system used by blind people uses raised dots to represent letters and numbers.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
*[[Consonant]]
 
 
*[[Initial]]
 
*[[Initial]]
 
*[[International Phonetic Alphabet]]
 
*[[International Phonetic Alphabet]]
 
*[[Latin alphabet]]
 
*[[Latin alphabet]]
*[[Vowel]]
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Language]]
 
[[Category:Language]]

Revision as of 01:26, 6 February 2010

An alphabet is a set of letters or other signs or signals that serve as equivalents for letters.

Be careful not to confuse vowels - which refer to sounds - with the vowel letter, which is what corresponds to the letter in the alphabet. Likewise, don't let students confuse consonants with consonant letters, ie, the consonant letters of the alphabet.

The Braille system used by blind people uses raised dots to represent letters and numbers.

See also