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spelling

EN[ˈspɛlɪŋ] [-ɛlɪŋ]
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WSpelling
  • Spelling according to Coulmas (1996, 477) is 'The conventions which determine how the graphemes of a writing system are used to write a language'. The term is usually applied to alphabetic or otherwise phonetic writing systems.
  • In English, words generally have accepted standard spellings which can vary regionally or nationally. In the sense of a standard, spelling is one of the elements of orthography and a prescriptive element of alphabetic languages.
  • Spellings attempt to transcribe the sounds of the language into alphabetic letters, but phonetic spellings are exceptions in many languages for various reasons.
spelling
spelling
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        Meaning of spelling for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "spelling" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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        Definiteness: Level 9
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