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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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Occasionally, he was tripped up by some orthographical stumbling-block, but on the whole he got on very well indeed, and when he had signed his name, and had removed a finishing blot from the paper to the crown of his head with his two forefingers, he got up and hovered about the table, trying the effect of his performance from various points of view as it lay there, with unbounded satisfaction.
It is important to point out that errors like this are expected once the orthographical conventions will only be understood and kept in memory when the apprentice is wholly literate and faces, on extending basis, texts dealing with activities involving writing (5).
The analysis performed at morphological level punctuates the aspects and the difficulties, specific to the adaptation under the conditions of the differences among the morphological, phonetical and orthographical systems of the two languages.
Anthony Harvey's "Some orthographic features of the Schaffhausen manuscript" (90-96), provides the reader with a careful and expert examination of Dorbbene's spelling, sifting through common orthographical variations to identify those which are philologically significant.
He and Elzinga, a professor of linguistics, trace the identification and provenance of the vocabulary to the missionaries, describing it in the context of the Deseret Alphabet orthographical reform and the early Mormon missions to North American Indians and relating the story of the mission to the village of Orayvi, as well as presenting evidence that the vocabulary was compiled by the missionary Marion Jackson Shelton.
This broad definition tries to include different perspectives, such as the one followed by historical linguists, who define cognates as orthographically identical words that share form and meaning; and psycholinguists, who understand cognates as words with phonological and orthographical similarities and equivalent translation (Otwinowska, 2015: 44).
Mostly the spelling errors, grammatical errors and orthographical errors are focused by the L2 teachers at this level.
His principal contribution came through his Trattato del raddoppiamento da parola a parola, Il Polito, and II Cesano de la lingua toscana, which helped establish the dominance of Tuscan within literary Italian and articulated orthographical rules that have survived to this day.
MTs in the same cell are independent and the carriers with the corresponding base station are orthographical to each other, the environment is interference-limited.
This would suggest the importance of full integration of phonological and orthographical components of written language early in reading development, as young children seemingly do not have the cognitive capacity to consider both factors in tandem.
Orthographical correction is applied to Landsat 8 OLI image with DEM to eliminate the shadow's influence on the visual interpretation in the study area.
1/2004, of 14 April (Orthographical Standard of the Tetum Language) provides that the orthographical standard of Official Tetum must be used in three high status public domains: in the general education system; in official publications; and in social communication.