• (British) IPA: /ɔːˈθɒɡ.ɹə.fi/
  • (America) enPR: ôrthäʹgrəfē, IPA: /ɔɹˈθɑɡ.ɹə.fi/


  1. The study of correct spelling according to established usage.
  2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.
  3. Synonym of spelling#English|spelling: the specific method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols.
  4. (architecture) Orthographic projection; especially its use to draw an elevation, vertical projection etc. of a building.
  • (study of representing sound in writing) orthoepy (inexact)
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orthography (orthographies, present participle orthographying; past and past participle orthographied)

  1. (transitive) To write according to established usage.

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