Ideogram vs Pictogram - What's the difference?

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Pictogram is a related term of ideogram.

Ideogram is a related term of pictogram.


As nouns the difference between ideogram and pictogram

is that ideogram is a symbol which represents the idea of something without indicating the sequence of sounds used to pronounce it examples include numerals, many chinese characters, traffic signs, and graphic symbols such as while pictogram is a picture that represents a word or an idea by illustration.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

ideogram

Alternative forms

* ideogramme (rare)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A symbol which represents the idea of something without indicating the sequence of sounds used to pronounce it. Examples include numerals, many Chinese characters, traffic signs, and graphic symbols such as .
  • Synonyms

    * (symbol) ideograph

    Derived terms

    * ideogrammatic * ideogrammatically

    Noun

  • Declension

    {{sh-decl-noun , ideogram, ideogrami , ideograma, ideograma , ideogramu, ideogramima , ideogram, ideograme , ideograme, ideogrami , ideogramu, ideogramima , ideogramom, ideogramima }}

    pictogram

    Alternative forms

    * pictogramme (rare)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A picture that represents a word or an idea by illustration.
  • Usage notes

    Strictly speaking, a pictogram'' represents by illustration, an ''ideogram'' represents an idea, and a ''logogram'' represents a word: Chinese characters are all logograms, but few are pictograms or ideograms. Casually, ''pictogram is used to represent all of these: it is a picture representing some concept.

    Synonyms

    * pictograph * hieroglyph