Tzv. bratrský pravopis

Title in English So-called Brethren orthography


Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Přednášky a besedy ze XLIX. ročníku Letní školy slovanských (bohemistických) studií
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords development of Czech Language; Middle Czech Period; ortography; letterpress printing
Description The article focuses on the Czech orthographical system of the Middle Czech Period (i.e. from the 16th to the 18th century), dealing with the orthographical system of book printing which was traditionally referred to as “Brethren orthography“ and recently as “printers’ orthography”. Attention is paid to the inventory of graphemes and to the rules of their distribution.
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