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Re: Ping! Énglis´ Artspellin

From:Carlos Eugenio Thompson (EDC) <edccet@...>
Date:Monday, May 15, 2000, 17:24
On Second Water of Tenderness of first Red Cat, I wrote:

> It uses Thryomanes font and looks okay while editing (even the HTML) on > Word > but doesn't appear quite okay with MSIE and special characters doesn't > show > in Netscape. Anyhow, those who want to look at and comment, please do. >
Well, here is there an explanation of my system in text format. The following letters have no change (unless part of diagraphs): b, d, f (except of > ov), h, j, k, m, p, s, t, v, w, z The following monograph letters have different spellings: c > c cedilla (c, in ASCII), when /s/ and not followed by any "e" or "i". c > c dot above (c. in ASCII), when /k/ followed by "e" or "i". c > c, all other cases. g > g acute (g' in ASCII), when /dZ/ or /Z/. g > g, all other cases l > l apostrophe bellow (,l in ASCII), when vocalic. l > l, all other cases. n > n apostrophe bellow (,n in ASCII), when vocalic. n > eng (n, in ASCII), sometimes when /N/. n > n, all other cases. r > r apostrophe bellow (,r in ASCII), when vocalic or schwa r > r, all other cases x > x, when /ks/. x > z, when /z/. y > y, when /j/, see vowels for other cases. The following consonantal diagraphs are reduced to one symbol: ch > c acute (c' in ASCII), when /tS/ ch > h barr (h- in ASCII), when /x/ gh > f, when /f/ gh > yogh (gh in ASCII), when mude gh > g, when /g/ gu > g, when /g/ kn > yogh + n (ghn in ASCII), when /n/ kh > h barr (h- in ASCII). ng > eng (n, in ASCII), when /N/. Spelled as two monogrpahs otherwise. ph > f, when /f/. qu > qu, when /kw/. qu > c dot above (c. in ASCII), when /k/. sh > s acute (s' in ASCII). si > s acute (s' in ASCII), when /S/. th > thorn (th in ASCII), when /T/. th > eth (dh in ASCII), when /D/. ti > t hook (t' in ASCII), when /S/. wh > hu diagraph (hu in ASCII), both /hw/ and /h/. wr > yogh + r (ghr in ASCII) Unstressed vowels: Will usually have the same orthography as English if pronunciation is predictable. Mude vowels: If mude in some dialects: same orthography as English. If always mude but mark a phonetic feature: leave as is: example CVCe, where <e> is mude but marks lenght of V. Dropped otherwise. Stressed vowels: When stress and length is predicted and conform with following values, are left as is: a: short as /&/, long as /eI/ e: short as /E/, long as /i:/ i: short as /I/, long as /aI/ o: short as /A/, long as /ow/ u: short as /V/, long as /ju/. Non-conforming or unpredicted vowels (monographs) a > a grave, when /&/ a > a acute, when /A/ or /A:/ a > a circumflex, when /eI/ e > e grave, when /E/ e > e acute, when /I/ e > e circumflex, when /i:/ i > i grave, when /I/ i > i circumflex, when /aI/ o > o grave, when /A/ or /O/. o > o acute, when /U/ o > o circumflex, when /ow/. o > u grave, when /V/ u > u grave, when /V/ u > u acute, when /jU/ u > u circumflex, when /ju:/ Vowel diagraphs: ae > ae ligature, any case. ai > ai, when /eI/ au > o ring (å or ao in ASCII), when /O:/ eV > e grave, when /E/ eV > e acute, when /I/ ea > e circumflex + a, when /i:/ ee > ee, when /i:/ ei > ei, when /i:/ eo > e circumflex, when /i:/ eu > eu, when /ju:/ eu > e+u acute, when /jU/. oe > oe ligature, any case. oi > oi, when /Oi/ ou > ou, when /aw/ ou > o circumflex, when /ow/ Vr > r apostrophe bellow, when /r=/ or /@/ Vr > V+r apostrophe bellow, when lengthens the sound of the vowel Vr > e+r apostrophe bello, when /@:/ (words like "bird") In ASCII, Note: vocalic <y> will be replaced to <i> in all positions, including diagrpahs, except word final. -- Carlos Th