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An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language.
According to the alphabetic principle, letters and combinations of letters are the symbols used to represent the speech sounds of a language based on systematic and predictable relationships between written letters, symbols, and spoken words.
Many of the differences between American and British English date back to a time when spelling standards had not yet developed.
Arab is a city in Marshall and Cullman counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Alabama, located from Guntersville Lake and Guntersville Dam, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign, or an accent – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph.
A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse based in Canton, Massachusetts.
Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
English orthography is the system of writing conventions used to represent spoken English in written form that allows readers to connect spelling to sound to meaning.
Some English language terms have letters with diacritical marks.
For centuries, there has been a movement to reform the spelling of English.
Eye dialect is the use of nonstandard spelling for speech to draw attention to pronunciation.
French orthography encompasses the spelling and punctuation of the French language.
German orthography is the orthography used in writing the German language, which is largely phonemic.
The German orthography reform of 1996 (Reform der deutschen Rechtschreibung von 1996) was a change to German spelling and punctuation that was intended to simplify German orthography and thus to make it easier to learn, without substantially changing the rules familiar to users of the language.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
A googol is the large number 10100.
In linguistics, a grapheme is the smallest unit of a writing system of any given language.
The orthography of the Greek language ultimately has its roots in the adoption of the Greek alphabet in the 9th century BC.
맞춤법 (Hangeul matchumbeop) refers to the overall rules of writing the Korean language with Hangul.
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same (to varying extent) as another word but differs in meaning.
The HTTP (originally a misspelling of referrer) is an HTTP header field that identifies the address of the webpage (i.e. the URI or IRI) that linked to the resource being requested.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. is an American doughnut company and coffeehouse chain based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Latin spelling, or Latin orthography, is the spelling of Latin words written in the scripts of all historical phases of Latin from Old Latin to the present.
A letter is a grapheme (written character) in an alphabetic system of writing.
Linguistic prescription, or prescriptive grammar, is the attempt to lay down rules defining correct use of language.
Linguistics is the scientific study of language, and involves an analysis of language form, language meaning, and language in context.
This is a list of bodies that regulate standard languages, often called language academies.
Below is a list of languages sorted by writing system (by alphabetical order).
Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.
A minority language is a language spoken by a minority of the population of a territory.
Moses Cleaveland (January 29, 1754 – November 16, 1806) was a lawyer, politician, soldier and surveyor, from Connecticut who founded the U.S. city of Cleveland, Ohio, while surveying the Western Reserve in 1796.
Noah Webster Jr. (October 16, 1758 – May 28, 1843) was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.
An official script is a writing system that is specifically designated to be official in the constitutions or other applicable laws of countries, states, and other jurisdictions.
An orthography is a set of conventions for writing a language.
Ovaltine (Ovomaltine) is a brand of milk flavoring product made with malt extract (except in the blue packaging in the United States), sugar (except in Switzerland), and whey.
In linguistics, a phonemic orthography is an orthography (system for writing a language) in which the graphemes (written symbols) correspond to the phonemes (significant spoken sounds) of the language.
The Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 (Acordo Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa de 1990) is an international treaty whose purpose is to create a unified orthography for the Portuguese language, to be used by all the countries that have Portuguese as their official language.
A pronunciation respelling is a regular phonetic respelling of a word that does have a standard spelling, so as to indicate the pronunciation.
A pronunciation respelling for English is a notation used to convey the pronunciation of words in the English language, which does not have a phonemic orthography (i.e. the spelling does not reliably indicate pronunciation).
Quartzite (from Quarzit) is a hard, non-foliated metamorphic rock which was originally pure quartz sandstone.
Quartzsite is a town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States.
Reading comprehension is the ability to process text, understand its meaning, and to integrate it with what the reader already knows.
A regional language is a language spoken in an area of a sovereign state, whether it be a small area, a federal state or province, or some wider area.
Russian orthography (p) is formally considered to encompass spelling (p) and punctuation (p).
The Scripps National Spelling Bee (formerly the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee and commonly called the National Spelling Bee) is an annual spelling bee held in the United States.
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States.
A social class is a set of subjectively defined concepts in the social sciences and political theory centered on models of social stratification in which people are grouped into a set of hierarchical social categories, the most common being the upper, middle and lower classes.
Spanish orthography is the orthography used in the Spanish language.
Speech is the vocalized form of communication used by humans and some animals, which is based upon the syntactic combination of items drawn from the lexicon.
In computing, a spell checker (or spell check) is an application program that flags words in a document that may not be spelled correctly.
A spelling bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty.
A spelling pronunciation is the pronunciation of a word according to its spelling, at odds with a standard or traditional pronunciation.
A spelling reform is a deliberate, often officially sanctioned or mandated change to spelling rules of a language.
A spelling test is an assessment of a person's (usually a student's) ability to spell words correctly.
A standard language or standard variety may be defined either as a language variety used by a population for public purposes or as a variety that has undergone standardization.
Standardization or standardisation is the process of implementing and developing technical standards based on the consensus of different parties that include firms, users, interest groups, standards organizations and governments Standardization can help to maximize compatibility, interoperability, safety, repeatability, or quality.
Teh is an Internet slang neologism most frequently used as an English article, based on a common typographical error of "the".
The Money Programme was a finance and business affairs television programme on BBC Two which had a long run.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
Transcription in the linguistic sense is the systematic representation of language in written form.
A typographical error (often shortened to typo), also called misprint, is a mistake made in the typing process (such as a spelling mistake) of printed material.
Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The zenith is an imaginary point directly "above" a particular location, on the imaginary celestial sphere.