(fō näg′rə fē, fə-)
- a written or printed representation of the sounds of speech; phonetic spelling or transcription
- any system of shorthand based on a phonetic transcription of speech; esp., the system invented by Sir Isaac Pitman
phono- + -graphy
See phonography in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The science or practice of transcribing speech by means of symbols representing elements of sound; phonetic transcription.
- A system of shorthand based on phonetic transcription.
- pho·nogˈra·pher, pho·nogˈra·phist noun
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