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cacography

cacography  

Bad handwriting or incorrect spelling. Compare orthography (1). [From Greek kakos bad + graphein to write]
Epimerisms

Epimerisms  

(sing. ἐπιμερισμός, “distribution, parsing”), elementary word-by-word commentaries on literary texts intended for school use and comprising parsing, morphology, orthography, prosody, semantics, and ...
George Choiroboskos

George Choiroboskos  

Grammarian, deacon, and chartophylax of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople; fl. early 9th C.Choiroboskos (Ξοιροβοσκός) was above all active as a teacher and is described in the titles of some ...
Grammar

Grammar  

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Literature
The first vernacular grammar was written exceptionally early (1437–41) by Alberti. He wished to show that contemporary cultured Florentine could be analysed in the same way as Latin, but his ...
Hesychius

Hesychius  

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Of Alexandria (1), author of a lexicon of rare words found in poetry or in Greek dialects; probably to be dated to the 5th cent. ad, if the Eulogius whom ...
Itacism

Itacism  

Incorrect representation in writing of the high front vowel i, and in a wider sense incorrect representation of vowels, in Medieval Greek. Greek orthography became fixed in the classical period ...
language

language  

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The principal languages of early modern Europe consist of six language families (Germanic, Romance, Slavic, Balto-Slavic, Finno-Ugric, and Celtic), a number of isolates (Greek, Albanian, Basque, and ...
Orthography

Orthography   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

This article will treat Hebrew and Aramaic orthography.

Hebrew Orthography.

The epigraphic evidence for the development of Hebrew orthography was

orthography

orthography   Reference library

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
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27 words

Deriving from the Greek ortho (‘correct’) and graphē (‘writing’), ‘orthography’ is the formal term for spelling or for the subject

Orthography

Orthography   Reference library

Robert Browning

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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253 words
the correct writing of words, including both letters and prosodical signs. The sweeping changes in Greek phonology that took place from Hellenistic to late Roman times were not accompanied ... More
phonetics

phonetics  

A branch of linguistics concerned with the study of the characteristics, production, and perception of speech sounds. See also auditory phonetics; speech perception; speech recognition; compare ...

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