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sphenography

[ sfee-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ sfiˈnɒg rə fi /
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noun
the art of writing in cuneiform characters.
the study of cuneiform writing.
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Origin of sphenography

First recorded in 1880–85; spheno- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM sphenography

sphe·nog·ra·pher, sphe·nog·ra·phist, nounsphe·no·graph·ic [sfee-nuh-graf-ik], /ˌsfi nəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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