What is the root word of calligraphy?
-graph-, which means picture. Since calligraphy tends to look like a picture and is beautiful, "graph" is the root word. The prefix is calli.
Calligraphy is a form of handwriting used and originated in eastern europe. the word calligraphy comes from the greek words kallos graphes meaning beautiful writing. They use a special pen to write calligraphy, there are different types of calligraphy when you write the special pen has to be held at 45 degrees exactly. Calligraphy is those fancy writings. People sometimes take classes to have great handwriting and stuff.