Orthoepy meaning

ôr-thōə-pē, ôrthō-ĕpē
The standard pronunciation of a language.
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The customary pronunciation of words.
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The study of pronunciation; phonology.
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The correct pronunciation of words.
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The study of correct pronunciation.
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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").

    From Wiktionary