digraph
noun Date: 1780 1. a group of two successive letters whose phonetic value is a single sound (as ea in bread or ng in sing) or whose value is not the sum of a value borne by each in other occurrences (as ch in chin where the value is + sh) 2. a group of two successive letters 3. ligature 4 • digraphic adjectivedigraphically adverb

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  • Digraph — may refer to: Digraph (orthography), a pair of characters used together to represent a single sound, such as sh in English Typographical ligature, the joining of two letters as a single glyph, such as æ Digraph (computing), a two character… …   Wikipedia

  • Digraph — Di graph, n. [Gr. di = di s twice + ? a writing, ? to write.] Two signs or characters combined to express a single articulated sound; as ea in head, or th in bath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digraph — 1788, in linguistics, from Gk. di twice (see DI (Cf. di ) (1)) + graphe writing (see GRAPHY (Cf. graphy)). In mathematics, from 1955, a contraction of directed graph …   Etymology dictionary

  • digraph — is a combination of two letters which together represent a single speech sound, e.g. dg in judge and ea in head. Certain digraphs are printed as ligatures, in which the two letters are joined, e.g. æ …   Modern English usage

  • digraph — ► NOUN ▪ a combination of two letters representing one sound, as in ph …   English terms dictionary

  • digraph — [dī′graf΄] n. [ DI 1 + GRAPH] a combination of two letters functioning as a unit to represent one sound (Ex.: r ea d, br ea d, ch in, gra ph ic) digraphic adj. digraphically adv …   English World dictionary

  • digraph — (диграф, диграмма | digramma | Digraph | digraph | digramma) Совокупность двух знаков, употребляемых для письменной передачи одного звука; таковы франц. ch в chercher, au в aube. прим. Ср. в русском сч в счастье или жж в жжет и зж в брюзжать. –… …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • LJ (digraph) — See LJ for other meanings. Lj (lj in lower case) is a letter present in some Slavic languages, such as the Latin version of Serbo Croatian and in romanised Macedonian, where it is pronounced (IPA) IPA|/ʎ/. For example, the word ljiljan is… …   Wikipedia

  • Digraph — См. digraph …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • Digraph — Di|graph 〈m. od. n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e od. en; Sprachw.〉 Verbindung von zwei Buchstaben zur Wiedergabe eines Lautes, z. B. [ch] im Deutschen; oV ; Syn. Diagramma   Digraf / Digraph: (Laut Buchstaben Zuordnung) Für die Silben » fon, fot, graf« kann… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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