Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 18:18

орфограмма

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek ὀρθός (ὀrthós) (straight, right, true) and γράμμα (grámma) (letter, writing).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ərfɐˈɡramːə/

NounEdit

орфограмма (orfográmma) f

  1. A spelling that is in accordance with orthographic rules, usually etymological or historical rather than phonetic.
  2. A consistently reproducible way to represent phonomorphological features of a given language in writing, such as -ого for the Russian masculine genitive singular of adjectives, instead of the phonetic spelling -ава: нового (novogo) (nóvəvə).

DeclensionEdit