Word of the Day

The word for today is…

orthography (noun) – 1. The art or study of correct spelling according to established usage.
2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Correct or proper spelling,” mid-15th century, ortographie, from Middle French orthographie (Old French ortografie, 13th century), from Latin orthographia, from Greek orthographia “correct writing,” from orthos “correct” + root of graphein “to write”.


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