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Bajoran ideograms

Bajoran ideograms

An ideogram was a graphic character that represented an idea, and the use of ideograms in a written language was known as ideography. A pictogram was a type of ideogram that resembled the idea represented.

While translating the Osaarian cargo manifest acquired in 2153, Hoshi Sato discovered a symbol whose ideography she recognized from a piece of the Xindi probe that crashed on Earth. During her initial analysis, she found at least three of the symbols to be an exact match. (ENT: "Anomaly")

All forms of the Bajoran written language shared certain root ideograms in common. These root ideograms had both similar meanings and appearances. (DS9: "The Reckoning")

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