English citations of homoglyph and homoglyphs

  • 1938, Sylvanus Griswold Morley, The Inscriptions of Petén (Carnegie Institution of Washington), volume IV, page 43
    As used in these three passages the E variant of the moon sign may perhaps be regarded as a homoglyph, i. e. a sign having a given form but different meanings.
  • 1963, Alan Houghton Brodrick, Father of Prehistory (New York: William Morrow & Company), page 281
    Blanc thought that at Romanelli we have evidence of a “real and primitive sacred writing.” In fact “symbolic homoglyphs” pave the way to real writing.¹
  • 1990, NIAS Report (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies), page 34
    A homoglyph is one of a group of glyphs that look the same but have different meanings e.g. The lower case “L”, Upper case “i”, and Numeral “One” are homoglyphs as they can all look identical to each other in some typestyles.
    Though homoglyphs look the same, they have different meanings and functions and must be represented separately in a computer. The most important pair of homoglyphs that must be distinguished in computing are the Capital Letter “O” and the Numeral “Zero”.
  • 2003, Jason Price Everett, Detritus: Excerpts from the Workbooks 1998–2002 (iUniverse, →ISBN, “lxix.”, page 152
    homoglyph: neologism courtesy of Ian Berry-Jewett — techboy slang for, ah, letters which look like letters but, strictly speaking, aren’t — certain characters from, say, the Cyrillic alphabet being used in place of identical Roman characters to represent sounds that they would not normally represent in Cyrillic — look exactly the same, but are not the same — website address circumvention —
    The spirit of the letter.
    Then one would expect a “hypoglyph” (not to be confused with a “hippogriff,” which is an imaginary animal invented by the early Italian Renaissance fantasist Ariosto) to be a letter or character’s true or essential nature — the symbol behind the symbol, the word beneath the word.
  • 2007, Shinji Ido, Bukharan Tajik (Languages of the World, volume 26; Lincom Europa; →ISBN, 9783895865060), page 4
    All the other consonant phonemes are transcribed into the homoglyphs of their IPA representations, i.e. /p/ is transcribed as p, /k/ is transcribed as k, and so on.
  • 2007 December 4th, Joel Scambray and Stuart McClure, Hacking Exposed — Windows: Windows Security Secrets & Solutions (3rd ed.; McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech; →ISBN, 9780071494267), page 265
    To resolve this problem, a malicious attacker could resort to using a homoglyph for one of the letters in the […] Although it can be challenging to spot files using homoglyphs in Explorer, it is relatively easy when using the DIR command in a command shell, as shown here: […]
  • 2009 October 23rd, Dom Sagolla, 140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form (Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; →ISBN, page 168
    leet (n) A type of coded writing in which Latinate characters are replaced by numbers, symbols, or other characters in a recognizable pattern or homoglyph.
  • 2009 December 1st, Theodore Rosendorf, The Typographic Desk Reference (Oak Knoll Books), page 50
    homoglyph A pair of characters with near or absolute identical form. The pair shown is the letter f and the guilder currency sign. Homoglyphs can also occur within the same writing system.