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sphenography

[sfee-nog-ruh-fee] /sfiˈnɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the art of writing in cuneiform characters.
2.
the study of cuneiform writing.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; spheno- + -graphy
Related forms
sphenographer, sphenographist, noun
sphenographic
[sfee-nuh-graf-ik] /ˌsfi nəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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