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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for orthography
ORTHOGRAPHY Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language...
The failure of a proof-reader to notice gross errors in the meaning of the text being checked, because different and incompatible levels of processing are required for checking meaning and orthography.
Whereas, in standard orthography, the same letters can be used to represent different sounds (the y in sky and syrup), and different combinations of letters can be used to represent the same sound (the...
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 Orthography - ToseekA Search Results
The orthography of a language is the set of symbols (glyphs and diacritics) used...
I have heard there is a proposed Andalusian orthography showing the distinctive pronunciation of Andalusian Spanish.
An example of an orthographic rule describing how letters are used is i before e except after c; another is that the plural is written with the letter s regardless of whether it is pronounced as an [1], as in cats, or as a [2], as in dogs.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Trigraph (orthography)
A trigraph (from the Greek words treis = three and graphein = write) is a group of three letters used to represent a single sound or a combination of sounds that does not correspond to the written letters combined.
Some languages use trigraphs to represent their native triphthongs when using plain Latin alphabet without diacritics.
The only trigraph in German is "sch", which is equivalent to the English "sh".
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Trigraph_(orthography)   (269 words)

 trigraph - OneLook Dictionary Search
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "trigraph" is defined.
trigraph : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
trigraph : The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=trigraph   (196 words)

 Languagegeek Typography — Apostrophes
Many Native languages have orthographies where the apostrophe is used as a letter of the alphabet.
In some languages, one of the letters of the digraph or trigraph is an apostrophe.
For this reason, it is imperative that all Native language typists turn off auto-correction in their word processors and use a keyboard layout which replaces the dumb quote with a curly apostrophe.
www.languagegeek.com /typography/apostrophes.html   (2388 words)

 Grapheme . English language   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a phonology phonological orthography a grapheme corresponds to one phoneme.
These are called digraph orthography digraphs two graphemes for a single phoneme and trigraph orthography trigraphs three graphemes.
An example of a trigraph is the tch in itch.
www.uk.fraquisanto.net /Grapheme   (297 words)

 Milanese - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
The oldest still in use, and probably the most widely used, is the convention adopted by the Milanese writer Carlo Porta.
The same text in an alternative orthography, which could be used to render all Lombard varieties.
Long vowels (both phonologically and phonetically long) are written double, word-internal consonants are never doubled (in accordance with pronunciation), and final devoicing of obstruents is rendered orthographically.
www.wheelsofitaly.com /wiki/index.php?title=Milanese&redirect=no   (960 words)

 trigraph | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
A trigraph (from the Greek words tria = three and grapho = write) is a group of three symbols, most commonly letters.Trigraphs are used in several fields, and for several purposes.
Among them are:In computing:A C trigraph, a character representation in the C family of programming languages.As octal or decimal representation of byte values.
Mnemonics for machine language instructions.There are text matching and data compression algorithms which act directly on trigraphs.In language:As language codes in ISO 639.A Trigraph (orthography), a sound representation in orthography.As abbreviations.In cryptography:As substitution group in a substitution cipher.As combinations in the Ling Qi Jing.
www.babylon.com /definition/trigraph   (116 words)

 Steps PAS-C
I find this occurs often in words containing a trigraph such as < dge > in / fudge / where students identify a / d /.
Consonant graphemes are limited to one, two, or three letters, i.e., a unigraph, digraph, or trigraph respectively.
In the < dge > trigraph the e-marker follows the letter -g- and indicates the -ge- spelling maps to / j /.
www3.baylor.edu /~Jim_Wiley/steps_pas-c.htm   (3237 words)

 Expanded Dene Yatí Syllabary
The article Some General Aspects of the Syllabics Orthography has more information about how Dene syllabics can be understood to be an efficient orthography which fits Dene languages well.
For a learner of a language, an accurate pedagogical orthography is necessary for correct pronunciation.
A dot, acute (as in Roman orthography) or macron accent over the syllabic could be used.
www.languagegeek.com /dene/denesulhine/new_syllabaria.html   (1449 words)

 D. W. Cummings | Short Articles | A site for spellers, teachers of spelling and reading, and students of english words
Frequency of Occurrence of Vowel Digraph, Trigraph, and Diphthong Spellings
This table was prepared in answer to a question concerning the frequency of vowel digraph and trigraph and diphthong spellings.
Readers who have suggestions or questions or criticisms of the description presented here are invited to participate in the Lexis forum.
www.dwcummings.com /articles   (733 words)

 The Pidgins and Creoles in Education (PACE) Newsletter
This official and standardized orthography is widely used by the majority of Haitian and non-Haitian writers both in Haiti and outside of Haiti.
She would for example adopt the spellings gagné, chien (nasal è is normally spelled in in her system, except in the trigraph ien), and proposes to note systematically the difference between rounded and non-rounded vowels (duri, laru), although she admits that most speakers do not make any phonic difference.
Stage of Orthography: An orthography committee has been formed, but only two members of the committee are actively working in the language and following the guidelines that the committee established.
www.hawaii.edu /spcl03/pace/11-creolist.htm   (2700 words)

 Sch (trigraph) at AllExperts
Sch is the trigraph used in German to represent //, the sound of the 'sh' in the English word "fish".
In Middle English also, sch was the most common grapheme for the same sound it has in German (//), replacing sc in earlier Old English orthography; but it was replaced in turn by the normal spelling sh adopted for this sound in Modern English.
In German, when a 't' is added in front of it, the resulting quadrigraph tsch becomes // — the sound of the 'ch' in the English word "chips".
en.allexperts.com /e/s/sc/sch_(trigraph).htm   (174 words)

 LE outline
Then, using appropriate linguistic notations, indicate the vowel letter unigraph that maps to a consonant as well as the consonant to which it maps.
Teachers appropriate use of metalanguage terminology and their construction of discourse structures are extremely important in the instructional environment.
The orthography of a word is one way of determining the meaning of the word.
www3.baylor.edu /~Jim_Wiley/LE_04CA_053102wlang.htm   (1027 words)

 Grapheme information - Search.com
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 Digraph - KneeQuickie
In orthography, a digraph is a pair of graphemes (usually letters in an alphabet) that represent a single phoneme.
Three graphemes used together are called a trigraph, four are called a tetragraph, and so on.
Writers of a language may use digraphs for various reasons.
www.penguindeskjob.com /wiki/index.php/Digraph   (122 words)

 8th Grade Exam
What is meant by the following: Alphabet, phonetic, orthography, etymology, syllabication?
What are the following, and give examples of each: Trigraph, subvocals, diphthong, cognate letters, linguals?
Give two rules for spelling words with final 'e'.
people.morehead-st.edu /fs/w.willis/eighthgrade.html   (523 words)

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