The definition of a digraph is a combination of two letters that make one sound.
An example of a digraph is the combination of c and h in the word china.
a combination of two letters functioning as a unit to represent one sound (Ex.: read, bread, chin, graphic)
Origin of digraphdi- + -graph
- A pair of letters representing a single speech sound, such as the ph in pheasant or the ea in beat.
- A single character consisting of two letters run together and representing a single sound, such as Old English æ.
- (graph theory) A directed graph.
Ancient Greek δίς (dis, “double”) + γράφω (graphō, “write”)