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or·thog·ra·phy

 (ôr-thŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. or·thog·ra·phies
1. The art or study of correct spelling according to established usage.
2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.

or·thog′ra·pher, or·thog′ra·phist n.
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orthography

(ɔːˈθɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
1. (Linguistics) a writing system
2. (Linguistics)
a. spelling considered to be correct
b. the principles underlying spelling
3. (Linguistics) the study of spelling
4. (General Engineering) orthographic projection
orˈthographer, orˈthographist n
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or•thog•ra•phy

(ɔrˈθɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
1. the art of writing words with the proper letters according to accepted usage; correct spelling.
2. language study concerned with letters and spelling.
3. a method of spelling, as by the use of an alphabet or other system of symbols.
4. a system of such symbols.
[1425–75; late Middle English ortografye < Latin orthographia correct writing, orthogonal projection < Greek; see ortho-, -graphy]
or•thog′ra•pher, or•thog′ra•phist. n.
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orthography

1. the art of writing words according to accepted usage; correct spelling.
2. that part of grammar that treats of letters and spelling.
3. a method of spelling. — orthographer, n. — orthographic, adj.
See also: Spelling
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orthography

The study of spelling or systems of writing, or the correct way of spelling.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthography - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbolsorthography - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
punctuation - the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
hyphenation - connecting syllables and words by hyphens
hyphenation, word division - division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
script - a particular orthography or writing system
spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
picture writing - a writing system using pictographs
alphabetic script, alphabetic writing - a writing system based on alphabetic characters
boustrophedon - an ancient writing system: having alternate lines written in opposite directions; literally `as the ox ploughs'
ideography - the use of ideograms in writing
hieroglyph, hieroglyphic - a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
point system - a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
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orthography

[ɔːˈθɒgrəfɪ] Nortografía f
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orthography

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orthography

[ɔːˈθɒgrəfɪ] nortografia
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