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1. A pair of letters representing a single speech sound, such as the ph in pheasant or the ea in beat.
2. A single character consisting of two letters run together and representing a single sound, such as Old English æ.
di·graph′ic (dī-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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di•graph(ˈdaɪ græf, -grɑf)
a pair of letters representing a single speech sound, as ea in meat or th in path.
di•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||digraph - two successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound: `sh' in `shoe')|
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