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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A term formerly used for the part of phonology that dealt with the `correct' pronunciation of words; The way a word or a language is customarily spoken.

Usage examples (28)
  • Siksha, one of the six branches of Vedas; it may be called the orthoepy of the Vedas.
  • The Rig-Veda also came there, adorned with the rules of orthoepy.
  • Let him chant the Vedas, offending at each step against the rules of orthoepy!
  • The attempt to teach orthoepy without much drill and practice is of little use. for more
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