Pronunciation: (fō-nog'ru-fē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phonography.html on line 77 [key]
—pl. -phies for 2.
1. phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
2. a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
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