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It Has 8 letters ( s p e l l i n g )         2 vowels ( e i )         6 consonants ( s p l l n g )         Word on the contrary gnilleps

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Canada, General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈspɛlɪŋ/ * Rhymes: -ɛlɪŋ * Hyphenation: spell‧ing

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

1400s, from _spell_ (verb) + _-ing_.

1400s, from spell (verb) + -ing.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

SPELLING * Present participle of _spell_. * 2006, Wm. Shakespeare, Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor, eds., _Hamlet_, London: Arden Shakespeare: [p 88] A persuasive theory about the authority of the quarto or Folio texts might shed light on how Shakespeare actually spelt these names in a particular manuscript, but, since Shakespeare seemed capable of SPELLING his own name differently on different occasions, how reliable a guide would such evidence be? TRANSLATIONS

spelling

  1. Present participle of spell.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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SPELLING (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ SPELLINGS) * (uncountable) The act, practice, ability, or subject of forming words with letters, or of reading the letters of words; orthography. * 1904, Andrew Dickson White, _Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White_, p 43: For the practical use of SPELLING comes in writing. * 1920, Henry Gallup Paine, _Handbook of Simplified Spelling_, New York: Simplified Spelling Board, p 1: SPELLING was invented by man and, like other human inventions, is capable of development and improvement by man in the direction of simplicity, economy, and efficiency. * 2001, w: Stephen White, _The Program_, New York: Dell, p 66: I knew that Kriciak, the inspector who was supervising me for the Marshals Service, was going to go nuts when I told him that I wanted to allow Landon to participate in soccer and SPELLING. * (uncountable) The manner of spelling of words; correct spelling. * 2006, Wm. Shakespeare, Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor, eds., _Hamlet_, London: Arden Shakespeare: [p 88] Because Elizabethan SPELLING was fluid, editors feel free to ‘modernize’ (correct) the SPELLING in the quartos and the Folio. But how is one to spell Rosencratz or Guildenstern, where the SPELLING varies, not only from text to text, but even within texts? * (countable) A specific spelling of a word. * 2006, Wm. Shakespeare, Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor, eds., _Hamlet_, London: Arden Shakespeare: [p 253] *EXCELLENT  Q2’s ‘extent’ is generally dismissed as an error, probably a mis-reading of ‘exlent’, a common SPELLING at this time. [p 269] _reverend_  The SPELLINGS ‘reuerent’ (Q2) and ‘Reuerend’ (F) were interchangeable at this time. [p 466] Guildensterne and Rosincrance are F’s consistent SPELLINGS. * (US, rare, dated, countable or uncountable) A spelling test or spelling bee. * 1860, Oscar Lawrence Jackson, _The Colonel's Diary: Journals Kept Before and During the Civil War_ [1922], Sharon, Penn., p 23: The boys were anxious for a SPELLING in the evening but I said no. * 1889, James Whitcomb Riley, “A’ Old Played-Out Song”, in _Pipes O' Pan at Zekesbury_, Indianapolis, Ind.: Bowen-Merrill, p 45: How her face ust to look, in the twilight, / As I tuck her to SPELLIN’; and she / Kep’ a-hummin’ that song ’tel I ast her, / Pine-blank, ef she ever missed me! * 2004, Carl Lindahl, ed., _American Folktales: From the Collections of the Library of Congress_, v 1, Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, p 416: So we'd sit with these girls during school hours, and we told them, if they'd slip off, that we'd get away, and we'd go to [the school] to a SPELLING. SYNONYMS * (subject): orthography TRANSLATIONS

spelling (countable and uncountable, plural spellings)

  1. (uncountable) The act, practice, ability, or subject of forming words with letters, or of reading the letters of words; orthography.
  2. (uncountable) The manner of spelling of words; correct spelling.
  3. (countable) A specific spelling of a word.
  4. (US, rare, dated, countable or uncountable) A spelling test or spelling bee.

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Which the in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

_spellen_ +‎ _-ing_

spellen +‎ -ing

Which the in categoryDUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈspɛlɪŋ/ * Hyphenation: spel‧ling

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛlɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: spel‧ling

Which the in categoryDUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

SPELLING m (_plural_ SPELLINGEN, _diminutive_ SPELLINKJE n) * spelling

spelling m (plural spellingen, diminutive spellinkje n)

  1. spelling


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