Grammatology (field) the scientific study of writing

Grammatology is a field of study within Integrated Science that concerns the scientific study of writing. This term belongs mainly to the broader category called Writing.

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Fields derived from Grammatology

  • Epigraphy (interdisciplinary sub-field) the study and interpretation of ancient inscriptions
  • Palaeography (interdisciplinary sub-field) the study of past writing systems and the dating of historical manuscripts

Terms related to Grammatology

  • Abjad "a writing system where vowels are omitted"
  • Abugida "a writing system type that is based primarily on consonants but requires vowels"
  • Alphabet "a writing system type where symbols represent individual sounds"
  • Current "a writing system still in use today"
  • Featural "a writing system type where symbols may represent features of sounds instead of sounds"
  • Historical "a writing system that no longer has users"
  • Logo-syllabary "a writing system type where each symbol represents words or sounds"
  • Script "a collection of symbols used to transcribe human speech into writing"
  • Script Family "a collection of scripts grouped according to one or more factors"
  • ScriptSource Script Families "the regional classifications of writing systems according to the ScriptSource website"
  • ScriptSource Script Status Types "the classifications of writing system status types according to the ScriptSource website"
  • ScriptSource Script Types "the classifications of writing system types according to the ScriptSource website"
  • Transcription "the process of converting speech into written-form"
  • Transliteration "the process of converting written language from one script into another"

Citation

MLA 8

PsychLing Contributors. "Grammatology." PsychLing, OMNIKA Foundation, 30 Aug. 2023, psylng.org/glossary/field/grammatology. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

APA 6

PsychLing (2023, August 30). Grammatology. Retrieved from https://psylng.org/glossary/field/grammatology

CMS 16

PsychLing Contributors. "Grammatology." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created August 30, 2023. Modified September 15, 2023. Accessed April 18, 2024. https://psylng.org/glossary/field/grammatology.

Bibliography

APA Dictionary

APA Contributors. "APA Dictionary of Psychology." Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Accessed September 14, 2023. https://dictionary.apa.org. [Visit]

DLP

Crystal, David, ed. A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011.

OMNIKA

OMNIKA Foundation Contributors. "OMNIKA: Digital Mythology Library." Las Vegas, NV: OMNIKA Foundation. Created January 21, 2019. Accessed July 28, 2023. https://omnika.org. [Visit]

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