heterography

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hetero- +‎ -graphy

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɛt.əˈɹɒɡ.ɹə.fi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /hɛt.əˈɹɑ.ɡɹə.fi/

Noun[edit]

heterography (countable and uncountable, plural heterographies)

  1. (countable) An incorrect spelling; a spelling different from accepted spelling.
  2. (uncountable) Spelling in which a particular letter represents more than one possible sound.
    Heterography in English makes it difficult for foreigners to learn pronunciation.

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