[ het-uh-rog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌhɛt əˈrɒg rə fi /
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spelling different from that in current use.
the use of the same letter or combination of letters to represent different sounds, as, in English, the use of s in sit and easy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heterographyhet·er·o·graph·ic [het-er-uh-graf-ik], /ˌhɛt ər əˈgræf ɪk/, het·er·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
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How to use heterography in a sentence
I corrected his heterography; and we confounded the tricks of the evil ones.Cripps, the Carrier|R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for heterography
/ (ˌhɛtəˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /
the phenomenon of different letters or sequences of letters representing the same sound in different words, as for example -ight and -ite in blight and bite
any writing system in which this phenomenon occurs
Derived forms of heterographyheterographic (ˌhɛtərəʊˈɡræfɪk) or heterographical, adjective
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