orthoepy

noun
or·tho·epy | \ ˈȯr-thə-ˌwe-pē , ȯr-ˈthō-ə-pē \

Definition of orthoepy 

1 : the customary pronunciation of a language

2 : the study of the pronunciation of a language

Other words from orthoepy

orthoepic \ˌȯr-thə-ˈwe-pik \ adjective
orthoepically \ˌȯr-thə-ˈwe-pi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
orthoepist \ˈȯr-thə-ˌwe-pist, ȯr-ˈthō-ə-pist \ noun

First Known Use of orthoepy

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for orthoepy

New Latin orthoepia, from Greek orthoepeia, from orth- + epos word — more at voice

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