# Alphabet vs. Alphabets

## Difference Between Alphabet and Alphabets

#### Alphabetnoun

The set of letters used when writing in a language.

The Greek alphabet has only twenty-four letters.In the first year of school, pupils are taught to recite the alphabet.

#### Alphabetsnoun

plural of alphabet

#### Alphabetnoun

A writing system in which letters represent phonemes. Contrast e.g. logography, a writing system in which each character represents a word, and syllabary, in which each character represents a syllable.

#### Alphabetnoun

A writing system in which there are letters for the consonant and vowel phonemes. Contrast e.g. abjad.

#### Alphabetnoun

(computer science) A typically finite set of distinguishable symbols.

Let $L$ be a regular language over the alphabet $\Sigma$.

#### Alphabetnoun

An individual letter of an alphabet; an alphabetic character.

#### Alphabetnoun

The simplest rudiments; elements.

#### Alphabetverb

(rare) To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically.

#### Alphabetnoun

a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language

#### Alphabetnoun

the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural);

he mastered only the rudiments of geometry