Incorrect spelling, explanation:
specialy is an incorrect spelling, because the core adjective is special, which with adverbial suffix -ly gives form specially. We do not skip any l, this consonant doubles, so the correct form is specially.
Correct spelling, explanation: because of the fact, that the adjective special ends with a consonant l, and to create an adverb we need to add suffix -ly, then l will double in specially. This is also why the form
specialy is incorrect. When we add suffix -ly to adjectives ending with l, this consonant isn’t dropped, so specially is the correct form.
Definition of specially:
Rooms in our hotel are specially designed to meet all your expectations.
Using specially developed systems, our services are of the highest quality.
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