The standard pronunciation of a language.
The customary pronunciation of words.
The study of pronunciation; phonology.
The study of correct pronunciation.
Origin of orthoepy
- Greek orthoepeia correctness of diction ortho- ortho- epos epe- word wekw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- In English from the 17th century. From Ancient Greek ὀρθοέπεια (orthoepeia, “correct pronunciation"), from ὀρθός (orthos, “correct") and ἔπος (epos, “word").