Dvorak

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See also: Dvořák

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech Dvořák. The keyboard is named after the American inventor August Dvorak.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɨˈvɔːɹæk/
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Proper noun[edit]

Dvorak

  1. A surname​.

Adjective[edit]

Dvorak (not comparable)

  1. Describing an optimized keyboard layout in which the alphabet is arranged in the order PYFGCRL on the top row, AOEUIDHTNS on the middle, or home, row, and QJKXBMWVZ on the bottom row, thus placing the letters most frequently used in the home row. Many variants on Dvorak layouts also exist, including keyboards for right-hand-only and left-hand-only-typists.
    Dvorak keyboard

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