orthœpy

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See also: orthoepy and orthoëpy

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reflecting a trisyllabic pronunciation of /ɔrˈθoʊəpi/ instead of the tetrasyllabic /ˈɔːθəʊˌɛpi/.

Noun[edit]

orthœpy (uncountable)

  1. (US, rare, obsolete, hypercorrect) Nonstandard spelling of orthoepy. [19th century]
    • 1892, Ohio Department of Education, Report, page 191:
      Of what does orthœpy treat?


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