cursive writing

cursive writing
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  • cursive writing — style of handwriting in which all of the letters of a word are connected together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cursive writing; handwriting —    Writing in which the letters are for the most part joined together …   Forensic science glossary

  • Cursive Hebrew — is a collective designation for several styles of handwriting the Hebrew alphabet. Modern Hebrew, especially in informal use in Israel, is handwritten with the Ashkenazi cursive script that had developed in Central Europe by the 13th century.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • cursive — [kʉr′siv] adj. [ML cursivus < L cursus: see COURSE] flowing; not disconnected; specif., designating writing in which the strokes of the letters are joined in each word n. 1. a cursive character 2. a manuscript in cursive writing 3. Printing a… …   English World dictionary

  • Cursive — Cur sive, n. 1. A character used in cursive writing. [1913 Webster] 2. A manuscript, especially of the New Testament, written in small, connected characters or in a running hand; opposed to uncial. Shipley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cursive — D Nealian Script, a cursive alphabet lower case and upper case …   Wikipedia

  • cursive — I. adjective Etymology: French or Medieval Latin; French cursif, from Medieval Latin cursivus, literally, running, from Latin cursus, past participle of currere to run Date: circa 1784 running, coursing: as a. of writing flowing often with the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cursive — [ kə:sɪv] adjective (of writing) written with the characters joined. noun cursive writing. Derivatives cursively adverb Origin C18: from med. L. cursivus, from L. curs , currere run …   English new terms dictionary

  • cursive — adj. & n. adj. (of writing) done with joined characters. n. cursive writing (cf. PRINT v. 4, UNCIAL). Derivatives: cursively adv. Etymology: med.L (scriptura) cursiva f. L currere curs run …   Useful english dictionary

  • WRITING — (Scripts, Materials, and Inscriptions). SCRIPTS AND MATERIALS General Survey From the end of the third millennium B.C.E., the art of writing was practiced in the ancient Near East (see alphabet ). Here, the pictographic, cuneiform, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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