Orthography
An orthography is the methodology of writing a language. It includes rules of spelling, hyphenation, capitalization, word breaks, emphasis, and punctuation.Most significant languages in the modern era...
Phonemic orthography
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. Languages rare...
Morphophonology
Morphophonology (also morphophonemics, morphonology) is a branch of linguistics which studies the interaction between morphological and phonological or phonetic processes. Its chief focus is the sound...
Orthographic depth
The orthographic depth of an alphabetic orthography indicates the degree to which a written language deviates from simple one-to-one letter–phoneme correspondence. It depends on how easy it is to pred...
Collation
Collation is the assembly of written information into a standard order. Many systems of collation are based on numerical order or alphabetical order, or extensions and combinations thereof. Collation ...
Diacritic
A diacritic /daɪ.əˈkrɪtɨk/ – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, or diacritical sign – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph. The term derives from the Greek διακριτικός (diakritikós, "di...
Grapheme
A grapheme is the smallest unit used in describing the writing system of a language, originally coined by analogy with the phoneme of spoken languages. A grapheme may or may not carry meaning by itsel...
Spelling reform
A spelling reform is a deliberate, often officially sanctioned or mandated change to spelling rules of a language. Proposals for such reform are also common and many languages have undergone such refo...
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Punctuation
Punctuation is "the use of spacing, conventional signs, and certain typographical devices as aids to the understanding and correct reading, both silently and aloud, of handwritten and printed texts." ...
Spelling
Spelling according to Coulmas (1996, 477) is 'The conventions which determine how the graphemes of a writing system are used to write a language'. In English, words generally have accepted standard sp...
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Georgian alphabet
The Georgian scripts are the three writing systems used to write the Georgian language: Asomtavruli, Nuskhuri and Mkhedruli. Their letters are equivalent, sharing the same names and alphabetical order...
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List of Xinhua Zidian radicals
The list of Xinhua Zidian radicals (simplified Chinese: 简体中文部首; traditional Chinese: 簡體中文部首; pinyin: jiǎntǐ Zhōngwén bùshǒu; literally: "Simplified Chinese radicals") is a lexicographi...
List of Xinhua Zidian radicals - Wikipedia
Multigraph (orthography)
A multigraph is a sequence of letters that behaves as a unit and is not the sum of its parts, such as English ⟨ch⟩ or French ⟨eau⟩. The term is infrequently used, as the nu...
Morphogram
A morphogram is the representation of a morpheme by a grapheme based solely on its meaning. Kanji and hanja are two writing systems that make use of morphograms, where Chinese characters were borrowed...
Romanization of Inuktitut
The following is a list of romanizations of Inuktitut.
ᐦ hᑉ pᑦ tᒃ kᒡ gᒻ mᓐ nᔅ sᓪ lᔾ jᕝ vᕐ rᖅ qᖕ ngᖖ nngᖦ łᐃ iᐄ iiᐅ uᐆ uuᐊ aᐋ aa
Unicase
A unicase or unicameral alphabet is one that has no case for its letters. Kannada, Tamil, Arabic, Old Hungarian, Hebrew, Georgian and Hangul are unicase alphabets, while (modern) Latin, Greek, Cyrilli...
Quechuan and Aymaran spelling shift
In recent years, the spelling of place names in Peru and Bolivia has been revised among Quechua and Aymara speakers. A standardized alphabet for Quechua was adopted by the Peruvian government in 1975...
Uddin and Begum Urdu-Hindustani Romanization
The Uddin and Begum Urdu-Hindustani Romanization scheme is an international standard for romanising Urdu/Hindustani (i.e., for transliterating Urdu/Hindustani into the Latin alphabet). Syed Fasih Uddi...
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Breviograph
A breviograph (from L. brevis, short, and Gk. grapho, to write) is a type of scribal abbreviation in the form of an easily written symbol, character, flourish, or stroke based on a modified letter for...
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Uyghur Latin alphabet
The Uyghur Latin alphabet (Uyghur: ئۇيغۇر لاتىن يېزىقى‎‎, ULY: Uyghur Latin Yëziqi or ULY) is an auxiliary alphabet for the Uyghur language based on the Latin script. Uyghur is primarily w...
Sotho orthography
The orthography of the Sotho language is fairly recent and is based on the Latin alphabet, but, like most languages written using the Latin alphabet, it does not use all the letters; as well, several ...
Pre-1985 Guinean orthography
Following independence, the government of Guinea adopted rules of transcription for the languages of Guinea based on the 26-letter basic Latin alphabet. This included use of various digraphs for sound...
List of Kangxi radicals
Kangxi radicals, named for the eponymous emperor, are a list of 214 Chinese characters, used originally in the 1615 Zihui and adopted by the 1716 Kangxi Dictionary. This works lists radicals in stroke...
List of Kangxi radicals - Wikipedia