Orthography and Phonology : The Psychological Reality of Orthographic Depth *

@inproceedings{Frostt2009OrthographyAP,
  title={Orthography and Phonology : The Psychological Reality of Orthographic Depth *},
  author={Ram Frostt},
  year={2009}
}
  • Ram Frostt
  • Published 2009
The representation of meaning by words is the basis of the human linguistic ability. Spoken words have an underlying phonologic structure that is formed by combining a small set of phonemes. The purpose of alphabetic orthographies is to represent and convey these phonologic structures in a graphic form. Just as languages differ one from the other, orthographic systems represent the various languages' phonologies in different ways. This diversity has. been a source of interest for both linguists… CONTINUE READING