auto-graphical

autograph

[aw-tuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
a person's own signature: He collects autographs of artists.
2.
something written in a person's own hand, as a manuscript or letter.
adjective
3.
written by a person's own hand: an autograph letter.
4.
containing autographs: an autograph album.
verb (used with object)
5.
to write one's name on or in; sign: to autograph a book.
6.
to write with one's own hand.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin autographum, noun use of neuter of Latin autographus written with one's own hand < Greek autógraphos. See auto-1, -graph

autographic [aw-tuh-graf-ik] , autographical, adjective
autographically, adverb
unautographed, adjective
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autograph (ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
1.  a.  a handwritten signature, esp that of a famous person
 b.  (as modifier): an autograph album
2.  a person's handwriting
3.  a.  a book, document, etc, handwritten by its author; original manuscript; holograph
 b.  (as modifier): an autograph letter
 
vb
4.  to write one's signature on or in; sign
5.  to write with one's own hand
 
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek autographos, from autos self + graphein to write]
 
autographic
 
adj
 
auto'graphical
 
adj
 
auto'graphically
 
adv

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autograph
1791, from L. autographum, from Gk. autographon, neut. of autographos "written with one's own hand," from autos- "self" (comb. form) + graphein "to write" (originally "to scratch"). Used earlier (1640s) to mean "author's own manuscript." The verb, meaning "to sign one's name" dates from 1837.
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