Complete Definition of "orthography"

English

Etymology
From Ancient Greek á½ÏθÏÏ (orthos) "correct" + γÏάÏÏ (grápho) "write".

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/ÉËËθÉg.rÉ.fi/, SAMPA|/O:"[email protected]/
italbrac|US AHD|ôrthäʹgrÉfÄ, IPA|/ÉrËθÉË.grÉ.fi/, SAMPA|/Or"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-orthography.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  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
trans-top|study of correct spelling
Dutch: spelling f
Finnish: ortografia
French: orthographe f
German: Orthografie, Orthographie f italbrac|obsolete; Rechtschreibung f
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Polish: ortografia f
Portuguese: ortografia f
Russian: оÑÑогÑаÑÐ¸Ñ f
Spanish: ortografía f
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trans-top|aspect of language study concerned with letters and their correct sequence in words
Dutch: spelling f
Finnish: ortografia
Polish: ortografia f
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Portuguese: ortografia f
Spanish: ortografía f
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trans-top|the method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols
Dutch: spelling f
Finnish: oikeinkirjoitus
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Polish: ortografia f
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Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Esperanto: ortografio

Derived terms
orthographer
orthographic
orthographical
orthographically
orthographist

Category:Greek derivations

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