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synonyms for orthoepy

  • accent
  • diction
  • utterance
  • articulation
  • drawl
  • elocution
  • enunciation
  • phonemics
  • phonetics
  • phonology
  • speech
  • syllabification
  • twang
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How to use orthoepy in a sentence

It has a certain crude and primitive grammar, but in point of orthoepy is extremely difficult.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
Orthoepy, a word derived from the Greek orthon (upright), and epos (a word), signifies the right utterance of words.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Orthography is less essential to language than orthoepy; since all languages are spoken, whilst but a few languages are written.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Orthography addresses itself to the eye, orthoepy to the ear.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
In this case it is opposed to orthoepy, orthography, syntax, and the other parts of grammar.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
The following list is from Nares' Orthoepy, a work to which the reader is referred.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
To mispronounce a word because it is misspelt is only indirectly an error of orthoepy.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Orthoepy differs from orthography by determining how words are spoken, whereas orthography decides how they are spelt.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Incompetent enunciation, and erroneous enunciation are, however, only the proximate and immediate causes of bad orthoepy.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
In matters of orthoepy it is the usual custom to appeal to one of the following standards.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO ORTHOEPY

  • accent
  • articulation
  • diction
  • drawl
  • elocution
  • enunciation
  • orthoepy
  • phonemics
  • phonetics
  • phonology
  • speech
  • syllabification
  • twang
  • utterance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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