Definition of -graphy in English:


combining form

  • 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


from or suggested by Greek -graphia 'writing'.

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