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Adjective: analphabetic  ,an,al-fu'be-tik
  1. Relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic
  2. Not alphabetic
    "an analphabetic arrangement of letters"; "Jesperson's system of phonetic transcription is analphabetic"
  3. Having little acquaintance with writing
    "special tutorials to assist the analphabetic sector of society";
    - unlettered
Noun: analphabetic  ,an,al-fu'be-tik
  1. An illiterate person who does not know the alphabet
    - analphabet

Derived forms: analphabetics

See also: illiterate

Type of: illiterate, illiterate person, nonreader

Antonym: alphabetical

Encyclopedia: Analphabetic