acrophonetically

acrophony

[uh-krof-uh-nee]
noun, plural acrophonies.
1.
the use of what was originally a logogram as a phonetic symbol for the initial sound of the word the logogram represented, as, in Semitic writing, the use of a picture of a shepherd's crook to represent the sound (l), the first sound of lamed, the hebrew word for a shepherd's crook.
2.
the use of a word as the name of the alphabetical symbol representing the initial sound of that word.
Also, acrology.


Origin:
1880–85; acro- + -phony

acrophonic [ak-ruh-fon-ik] , acrophonetic [ak-ruh-fuh-net-ik] , adjective
acrophonically, acrophonetically, adverb
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acrophony

noun
naming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter 
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