protowriting etymology

English word protowriting comes from English writing, English proto-

Detailed word origin of protowriting

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
writing English (eng) (as a modifier) Intended for or used in writing.. (countable) A work of an author.. (countable) The style of writing of a person.. (uncountable) Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning.. (uncountable) Something written, such as a document, article or book.. (uncountable) The process of representing a language with symbols or letters.
proto- English (eng) (chemistry) Relating to protons and/or positive charge.. (linguistics, genetics) most recent common ancestor (often hypothetical) of. First.
protowriting English (eng) (linguistics) Meaningless writing-like patterns drawn by children who cannot yet write.. Any of the early systems of symbols that developed into writing.

Words with the same origin as protowriting

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