Chirography (disambiguation)

Chirography (disambiguation)

Chirography (from the Greek derived (cheir-'/'cheiro-) Latin chiro- (similar to the Hittite word kesar) meaning hand (i.e. chiropractic)) is the study of writing by hand in all of its aspects.

Chirography may also refer to:

  • Penmanship, the technique of writing with the hand and a writing instrument
  • Calligraphy, the art of fancy lettering, the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner
  • Handwriting, a person's particular style of writing by pen or a pencil

See also

This word was used erroneously in Cockeram, etc., for Chorography.


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