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-graphy Syllabification: -graphy

Definition of -graphy in English:

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[in nouns denoting:]
1A descriptive science: geography
2A technique of producing images: radiography
3A style or method of writing or drawing: calligraphy
3.1Writing about (a specified subject): hagiography
3.2A written or printed list: filmography

Origin

From or suggested by Greek -graphia 'writing'.

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