What does the letter mean?

Lyudmila Kolyagina
Lyudmila Kolyagina
February 26, 2013
What does the letter mean?

We read the text every day: from the pages of books and magazines, from television screens and on the Internet. The text itself consists of letters. So what does the letter mean? A letter is a real helper for every person, because it is with the help of letters that we can communicate to each other news, share joy and any other important things.

The letter literally means a symbol that exists separately. More often the letter is a symbol of the alphabet. Usually, a letter has its own speech color, that is, one letter is a sound or several sounds. With the help of letters, a person makes words and sentences. Even in ancient times thinkers said that the letter is the most important unit of meaning.

Cursive letter

What does a capital letter mean? An uppercase letter can be called a pattern that is printed and intended for handwriting. Used in the recipe. A recipe is a well-known notebook from school. It is used by pupils in primary school. Also in words they call the capital letter in the sentence. The smaller letter is called lowercase.Letters that are handwritten and represent a printed sample should also be called in capital letters. And fonts in your computer that resemble handwritten text should be called calligraphic fonts.

Lowercase letter

What does a lowercase letter mean? This letter is a smaller letter than the capital letter. Such letters are found in many European, and not only languages. Example: "in" is a lowercase letter, and "B" is already a capital or assigned letter of the alphabet.

Once upon a time in the alphabets only capital letters were used, which had specific meanings and lower boundaries of writing. Such a letter was used only by certain people, since the majority of the inhabitants were illiterate. But the letter developed rapidly, and the letters became more rounded, their size changed.

Latin letter

What does the Latin letter mean? It is worth noting that once the Latin language was very common. This is one of the most ancient languages. At the moment it is dead, but it is actively used in various sciences and is even the official language of the Order of Malta and the city-state of the Vatican, the Holy See, the Roman Catholic Church (in part).

Now the basis of the English alphabet is Latin.If you need to write something in Latin letters, then feel free to use your usual English alphabet.

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