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graphemics

Linguistics. the study of systems of writing and their relationship to the systems of the languages they represent. Also called graphonomy. — graphemic, adj.
See also: Writing
the study of systems of writing and their relationship to the systems of the languages they represent. Also called graphonomy. — graphemic, adj.
See also: Linguistics
the study of written symbols or combinations of symbols representing letters of the alphabet or single phonems.
See also: Alphabet
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The study of such units [graphemes] in a language is called graphemics, or graphology.
When we compare the manuscripts side by side, though, orthography, graphemics, lexis, indeed, most features would seem to belie any such applicability.
This article discusses the language of early printers, and particularly the interrelations between graphemics and morphology in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century editions of the Kalender of Shepherdes (1) (henceforth Kalender or KS), a comprehensive compendium of prose and verse texts of various lengths and on a variety of subjects, e.g.
Augst (Ed.), New trends in graphemics and orthography.
The most oblique tribute to Jamie was Spicer's own, which became "Graphemics #5" when it was printed in Language.
55 items concerned with "the shape or placement of letters, words, sentences, and lines" ("graphetics," "graphemics," or "graphicology") (446), gleaned from the same sources as Bennett et al., "The Paragraph" (Style 11.2).