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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Orthography.
See also changes related to Orthography, or pages that link to Orthography or to this page or whose text contains "Orthography".

Parent topics

  • Linguistics [r]: The scientific study of language. [e]
  • Written language [r]: The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system. [e]
  • Writing system [r]: A set of signs used to represent a language, such as an alphabet, or a set of rules used to write a language, such as conventions of spelling and punctuation. [e]

Subtopics

  • Writing [r]: The process of recording thoughts or speech in a visually or haptically retrievable manner. [e]
  • Alphabet [r]: Writing system in which symbols - single or multiple letters, such as <a> or <ch> - represent phonemes (significant 'sounds') of a language. [e]
  • Grapheme [r]: Unit of written language that may represent one or more phonemes, syllables, morphemes or words; e.g. in English <b> is a grapheme usually representing /b/, and <th> are two graphemes representing in some cases the single phoneme /θ/, in others the single phoneme /ð/. [e]

Other related topics

  • Spoken language [r]: An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on. [e]
  • Chinese characters [r]: (simplified Chinese 汉字; traditional Chinese: 漢字) are symbols used to write varieties of Chinese and - in modified form - other languages; world's oldest writing system in continuous use. [e]
  • Kanji [r]: (漢字) Chinese-derived characters used to write some elements of the Japanese language. [e]