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spell·ing

 (spĕl′ĭng)
n.
1.
a. The forming of words with letters in an accepted order; orthography.
b. The art or study of orthography.
2. The way in which a word is spelled.
3. A person's ability to spell words: a writer plagued by bad spelling.

spelling

(ˈspɛlɪŋ)
n
1. (Linguistics) the act or process of writing words by using the letters conventionally accepted for their formation; orthography
2. (Linguistics) the art or study of orthography
3. (Linguistics) the actual way in which a word is spelt
4. the ability of a person to spell: John's spelling is good.

spell•ing

(ˈspɛl ɪŋ)

n.
1. the manner in which words are spelled; orthography.
2. a group of letters representing a word.
[1400–50]

Spelling

See also language.

the practice or defect of incorrect spelling. — cacographer, n. — cacographic, cacographical, adj.
a phonetic spelling system in which for each sound the letter or digraph most commonly found representing that sound is used.
Rare. the study of nonphonetic spelling. — hetericist, n.
1. the practice of spelling in a way contrary to standard usage.
2. the use of the same letters or combinations of letters to represent different sounds, as in English tough and dough. — heterographic, heterographical, adj.
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.
any phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand system. — phonog-rapher, phonographist, n. — phonographic, phonographical, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usagespelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
misspelling - a spelling that is incorrect
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"

spelling

noun orthography I had to correct several mistakes in her spelling.
Quotations
"My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong place" [A.A. Milne Winnie the Pooh]
"`Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?'. `That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord.'" [Charles Dickens Pickwick Papers]
"orthography: the science of spelling by the eye instead of the ear" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]
Translations
تَهْجِئَةتَهْجِئَه
pravopishláskování
stavning
oikeinkirjoitusortografiatavaus
pisanje
helyesírásírásbetűzés
stafsetning
スペルつづり文字綴り綴り
철자법
pravopispravopisný
črkovanje
stavning
การสะกดคำ
đánh vấn

spelling

[ˈspelɪŋ]
A. Nortografía f
the correct spelling isla ortografía correcta es ...
my spelling is terriblecometo muchas faltas de ortografía
B. CPD spelling bee Ncertamen m de ortografía
spelling checker Ncorrector m ortográfico
spelling mistake Nfalta f de ortografía
spelling pronunciation Npronunciación f ortográfica

spelling

[ˈspɛlɪŋ]
n
(= ability, action) → orthographe f
My spelling is terrible → Je fais beaucoup de fautes d'orthographe.
I'm terrible at spelling → Je suis très mauvais en orthographe.
(= way a word is written) → orthographe f
modif [error, test, rule] → d'orthographe; [variant] → orthographique; [reform] → de l'orthographe
a spelling mistake → une faute d'orthographespelling error nfaute f d'orthographe

spelling

nRechtschreibung f, → Orthografie f; (of a word)Schreibweise f; (= activity)Rechtschreiben nt; (Sch: = lesson) → Rechtschreibeunterricht m; the correct spelling is …die richtige Schreibweise ist …

spelling

:
spelling bee
n (Sch) → Buchstabierwettbewerb m
spelling book
nFibel f
spelling check
n (Comput) → Rechtschreibprüfung f
spelling mistake
spelling pronunciation
nbuchstabengetreue Aussprache

spelling

[ˈspɛlɪŋ] nortografia

spell1

(spel) past tense, past participle spelt (-t) , spelled verb
1. to name or give in order the letters of (a word). I asked him to spell his name for me.
2. (of letters) to form (a word). C-a-t spells `cat'.
3. to (be able to) spell words correctly. I can't spell!
4. to mean or amount to. This spells disaster.
speller noun
1. a computer program that corrects spelling mistakes.
2. someone who is good or bad at spelling. She is a good speller.
3. (American) a book for teaching spelling.
ˈspelling noun
Her spelling is terrible; (also adjective) The teacher gave the children a spelling lesson/test.

spelling

تَهْجِئَة pravopis stavning Rechtschreibung ορθογραφία ortografía oikeinkirjoitus orthographe pisanje ortografia つづり 철자법 spelling staving pisownia ortografia правописание stavning การสะกดคำ heceleme đánh vấn 拼写