APPENDIX.

THE PRINCIPLES OF SPELLING REFORM.

Henry Sweet

[Appendix to "A Handbook of Phonetics"]

Introduction
General principles

The representation of sounds

Special considerations

Detailed comparison of Glossic and Romic
Specimens


Other spelling reform pages:
An English-value system based on Glossic
A second English-value system
An English-value system for American English
A phonetic system for American English
A compromise system for British and American English

Absurdities of English spelling 1: Silent letters
Absurdities of English spelling 2: Phonetic value of vowel combinations
Absurdities of English spelling 3: Heteric equivalents of English vowel sounds
Absurdities of English spelling 4: Phonetic value of consonant combinations

NEW! What is the use of phonetics? by Otto Jespersen, 1910

Other spelling reform sites:
Simplified Spelling Society
English Spelling Reform - David Barnsdale

Other sites:
International auxiliary languages
The international language Ido
Novial-informatione


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