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noun (orthographies)
  1. The study of correct spelling according to established usage.
  2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.
  3. Spelling; the method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols.
Translations:
  • Dutch: spelling
  • French: orthographe
  • German: Orthografie, Orthographie (italbrac, obsolete); Rechtschreibung
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: ortografí­a
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, the method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols)
Etymology: From Ancient Greek á (orthos) "correct" + (grípho) "write".


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