phonography

[ foh-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ foʊˈnɒg rə fi /

noun, plural pho·nog·ra·phies for 2.

phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. phonocatheter,
  2. phonochemistry,
  3. phonogram,
  4. phonograph,
  5. phonographic,
  6. phonol.,
  7. phonolite,
  8. phonological,
  9. phonological rule,
  10. phonologist

Origin of phonography

First recorded in 1695–1705; phono- + -graphy

Related formspho·nog·ra·pher, pho·nog·ra·phist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for phonography

phonography

/ (fəʊˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

a writing system that represents sounds by individual symbolsCompare logography
the employment of such a writing system
Derived Formsphonographer or phonographist, noun

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