[ trahy-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈtraɪ græf, -grɑf /
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a group of three letters representing a single speech sound, as eau in beau.
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OTHER WORDS FROM trigraphtri·graph·ic [trahy-graf-ik], /traɪˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for trigraph
Trigraph, trī′graf, n. a combination of three letters sounded as one, a triphthong.
A vowel trigraph in which all three of the vowels are sounded.1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading|B. A. Hathaway
British Dictionary definitions for trigraph
/ (ˈtraɪˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /
a combination of three letters used to represent a single speech sound or phoneme, such as eau in French beau
Derived forms of trigraphtrigraphic (traɪˈɡræfɪk), adjective
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