Graphy meaning

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Writing or representation produced in a specified manner or by a specified process.

Photography.

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Graphy is defined as a form of writing or drawing, or a field of study.

An example of graphy used as a suffix is biography, which is a story written about a person's life.

An example of graphy used as a suffix is calligraphy, which is the art of handwriting.

An example of graphy used as a suffix is cartography, which is the art of making maps.

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A descriptive science or a treatise dealing with such a science.

Geography.

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A process or method of writing, recording, or representing (in a specified way)

Calligraphy, photography.

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Represents something written or represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject.
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Origin of graphy

  • L -graphia < Gr, writing < graphein, to write: see graphic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin -graphia from Greek -graphiā from graphein to write gerbh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French -graphie inherited from the Latin -graphia, from Ancient Greek verb γράφω (graphō).

    From Wiktionary