Pronunciation Noun

glyph (plural glyphs)

  1. A figure carved in relief or incised, especially representing a sound, word, or idea.
    1. Any of various figures used in Mayan writing.
  2. Any non-verbal symbol that imparts information.
  3. anchor en_noun_typography(typography, computing) A visual representation of a letter, character, or symbol, in a specific font and style.
  4. (architecture) A vertical groove.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: Glyphe
  • Russian: глиф
  • Spanish: glifo

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