orthography orthography  /ɔr ˈθɑ ɡrə fi/


  • (n) a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols


  1. The decipherability of language thus established, the drill moves on to tougher orthography: weigh, height, eye, diaphragm, for example.
  2. They, the editors, seized upon this letter, discovered that the queenly fingers, adventuring in the orthography of a foreign tongue, had slipped once or twice in spelling.
  3. The danger is that Lennon's unorthodox orthography may set off a whole new adolescent epidemic of something far more virulent than Beatlemania.


  • Spell Check on Paper With Lernstift's Digital Pen

    A new Kickstarter project, in the form of a pen, wants you to pick up good vibrations — as well as handwriting and spelling skills. Dubbed the Lernstift (German for "learning pen"), the digital scribbler is essentially a tool designed to provide physical feedback to its users. In the videos above and below, its creators explain that the pen currently works in orthography and calligraphy modes ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Mashable

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