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orthographical +‎ -ly


orthographically (not comparable)

  1. In an orthographical manner; using proper spelling, capitalization and grammar.
  2. According to orthography or spelling.
    • 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 109:
      For example, in Mathematics, the SVL includes find and set, which are not as orthographically complex as other entries such as quadrilateral or trigonometric, and furthermore commonly occur outside mathematics.
  3. Using an orthographic projection.



  • 1940 Orthographically regular pseudowords use the same spelling rules as real English words . . . - Cognitive Psychology and Information Processing: An Introduction - Roy Lachman
  • 1995 Because orthographically opaque words have stems that undergo change when affixed, . . . - Morphological Aspects of Language Processing - Laurie Beth (EDT) Feldman
  • 2005 we were graciously supplied with a digital copy of his orthographically rectified photomosaic of the entire Cydonia complex - The Cydonia Codex: Reflections from Mars - George J Haas, William R Saunders


  • 2006, Oxford University Press, The Oxford American Dictionary of Current English (online edition)
  • 2006, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc, Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus (online edition)