Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/16/19 Heterography

August 16, 2019

Heterography (noun)
heterography [ het-uh-rog-ruh-fee ]


noun
1. spelling different from that in current use.
2. 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.

RELATED FORMS
het·er·o·graph·ic [het-er-uh-graf-ik] , het·er·o·graph·i·cal, adjective

Origin: First recorded in 1775–85; hetero- + -graphy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HETEROGRAPHY
I corrected his heterography; and we confounded the tricks of the evil ones.
CRIPPS, THE CARRIER|R. D. (RICHARD DODDRIDGE) BLACKMORE

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