- phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
- a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
Origin of phonography
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Examples from the Web for phonography
With what bright anticipations we took up the study of Phonography last October!
In typewriting our progress has been as encouraging as in Phonography.
You, on the other hand, must keep in mind the fact that you have not learned all there is to be learned about Phonography.
"A wrong air to be righted in this here camp," said Phonography, virtuously.Rolling Stones</p>
And then I found Phonography a mystery indeed, and too great a mystery for me, since I could not attain to it.Far Off Things
- a writing system that represents sounds by individual symbolsCompare logography
- the employment of such a writing system
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