ORTHOGRAPHY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. 1. A language's official writing system. 2. the study of the manners of spelling in a system. ORTHOGRAPHY: "I've really enjoyed studying orthography this semester." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE ARTS WRITING TEST STANFORD ACHIEVEMENT TEST PHONEMICS MULTILINGUAL APHASIA EXAMINATION (MAE) DYSLEXIA PRAGMATICS SOURCE LANGUAGE ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMINATIONS SOCIOLINGUISTICS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORTHOGRAPHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/orthography/ (accessed March 28, 2020).