phonography

noun
pho·​nog·​ra·​phy | \fə-ˈnä-grə-fē, fō-\

Definition of phonography 

1 : spelling based on pronunciation

2 : a system of shorthand writing based on sound

First Known Use of phonography

1701, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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