Terms

γράφέίν

γράφέίν = Graphein = the Greek word for writing Geography (from the Greek words Geo (γη) or Gaea (γαια), both meaning Earth, + graphein (γραφειν) meaning to describe or to write or to map) This led to Graph, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design and Graphic PRocesses. It generated the suffixes -graphy and and -graphic. Applied to Light (Phos, Photo-) this led to Photo-graphy. Applied to Sound (Phonos, Phono-) this led to Phono-graphy. γράφέίν = graphein = Writing
Back