heterography

noun het·er·og·ra·phy \ˌhetəˈrägrəfē\

Definition of heterography

plural

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  1. 1 :  spelling differing from standard current usage

  2. 2 :  spelling in which the same letters represent different sounds in different words or syllables (as in current English orthography)

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Origin and Etymology of heterography

heter- + -graphy


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