Definition of tachygraphy in English:

tachygraphy

noun

  • Stenography or shorthand, especially that of ancient or medieval scribes.

    • ‘The exact minutes of some of the Councils - e.g. Chalcedon - seem to be due to very successful tachygraphy.’
    • ‘Primarily let us ask, if a contemporary of Xenophon knew anything about tachygraphy, how is it that no one alluded to this art?’
    • ‘Notably Mentz argues that the inscription is not an example of tachygraphy but rather an early attempt, during the tumultuous times surrounding the Pelepponesian War, to reform the Greek language.’

Pronunciation:

tachygraphy

/təˈkiɡrəfē//taˈkiɡrəfē/