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ortho- +‎ -graph +‎ -ic. Compare French orthographique, Latin orthographus, Ancient Greek ὀρθογράφος (orthográphos).

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orthographic (not comparable)

  1. Of a projection used in maps, architecture etc., in which the rays are parallel.
  2. Of, or relating to, orthography.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide[1], page 10:
      This overlapping is reflective of hybrid languages, where certain features (phonetic, orthographic, semantic, syntactic) are also difficult to disentangle.

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