Associations to the word «Orthography»


ORTHOGRAPHY, noun. The study of correct spelling according to established usage.
ORTHOGRAPHY, noun. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.
ORTHOGRAPHY, noun. Spelling; the method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols.
ORTHOGRAPHY, noun. (architecture) Orthographic projection; especially its use to draw an elevation, vertical projection etc. of a building.

Dictionary definition

ORTHOGRAPHY, noun. A method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats