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 (ôr′thə-grăf′ĭk) also or·tho·graph·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to orthography.
2. Spelled correctly.
3. Mathematics Having perpendicular lines.

or′tho·graph′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌɔːθəʊˈɡræfɪk) or


(Linguistics) of or relating to spelling
ˌorthoˈgraphically adv


(ˌɔr θəˈgræf ɪk)

also or`tho•graph′i•cal,

1. of or pertaining to orthography.
or`tho•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.orthographic - of or relating to or expressed in orthography


[ˌɔːθəˈgræfɪk] ADJortográfico


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Therefore, becoming a proficient speller involves learning to coordinate phonological, orthographic and morphological strategies with increasing efficiency and autonomy.
With bustling energy, this orthographic adventure celebrates the basic components of any elementary school language arts curriculum--verbs, conjunctions, interjections, contractions, homophones, antonyms and more--making it a great choice for classrooms.
The book includes about 25 pages of orthographic correspondence tables.
Objective: The project centers on a new computational model, The pop-r model, That implements two original, And apparently contradictory, Hypotheses with respect to the processing of orthographic information spanning several words during silent reading for meaning: 1) orthographic information spanning several words is processed in parallel and integrated within a single pool of location-invariant orthographic representations; 2) readers process multiple word identities in parallel and keep track of the positions of these words by associating word identities with spatiotopic locations in short-term memory.
Triple Word Form Theory (TWFT) offers a non-linear stance of learning to spell, contending that students are capable of drawing concurrently on phonological, orthographic and morphological skills from the early years of learning to write (Berninger, Abbott, Nagy & Carlisle, 2010; Richards et al.
In their vision, the authors relate rapid automatized naming activities as phonologic in nature, suggesting that rapid naming tasks access the functioning of a "precise mechanism of time" that is important in a complex process involving the phonologic system and visual representations in the form of orthographic codes.
Because Scrabble requires deciding on the legality of the letter string (word/nonword) rather than on meaning, expert Scrabble players seem to rely more on orthographic than on semantic information.
The goal of the current study is to examine the development of orthographic knowledge as it interacts with phonological knowledge in early readers.
Rizal became the first language and orthographic reformist when he added the vowels E and O to the three-vowel, 17-sound baybayin, or native syllabary, to accommodate the corresponding vowels in words borrowed from Spanish.
Furthermore, the FDA critically reviews all proposed names, for instance using databases and computational linguistic methods to evaluate similar spellings, and orthographic or phonological similarities, that are similarities related to the written or sound form of the words, respectively.
In the course of Prosvetno delo's seven-decade history, numerous signature volumes were published, including the first printed book in the Macedonian language, "Collection of Macedonian Traditional Songs", the first Macedonian "Primer", the first "Macedonian Language Grammar", the first "Macedonian Orthography" volume, the first book translated into Macedonian--"Serdarot" by Grigor Prlicev, "Grammar of the Macedonian Standard Language" by Blaze Koneski, "Macedonian Language Orthography and Orthographic Dictionary", the three-volume "Dictionary of the Macedonian Language", "History of the Macedonian People" and "Geography of Macedonia".
Finally, due to their accumulated reading experiences, readers constitute a mental orthographic lexicon, becoming able to read familiar words using the orthographic strategy or through direct recognition without resorting to phonological conversion (Frith, 1985, 1997).