Posted by abby on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 4:00pm.
what is a symbol used in writing?
- social studies - Elle, Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 4:07pm
Are you asking about symbols used in ancient writing?
If you are, an example is hieroglyphics (don't trust me that I spelled that right).
Hope I helped you!
- social studies - abby, Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 4:24pm
- social studies - Writeacher, Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 4:41pm
There was also cuneiform writing.
And today there are various alphabets and symbol systems. Ours (in modern day English) is referred to as the Roman alphabet although ours has a couple of letters the Romans didn't have.
and there are many others.
Our modern English alphabet has 26 pairs of symbols for letters (sounds) and ten symbols for numbers.
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