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orthoepy

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English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὀρθοέπεια (orthoepeia), correct pronunciation), from ὀρθός (orthos), correct) and ἔπος (epos), word).

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɔːθəʊɛpi/, /ɔːˈθəʊɪpi/, /ˌɔːθəʊˈɛpi/
  • (US) IPA: /ɔːrˈθoʊəpi/, /ˈɔːrθoʊɛpi/
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Noun

Singular
orthoepy

Plural
-

orthoepy (-)
  1. The correct pronunciation of words.
  2. The study of correct pronunciation.

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