The essentials of phonetics; containing the theory of a universal alphabet etc. with numerous examples. In lieu of a second ed. of the "Alphabet of nature."

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...b ljt dots and strocs, and lon vselz bj hevi dots and strocs; dots reprezentin de vselz ov de uper seriez, and fert strocs at rjt arjg'lz tm de consonants reprezentin de vselz ov de loer Sehez; dus, et, ' at,. #, I it, ' et, J at, I e,-o#, _ tm, and so on.(so) But eldo dez relajunz or dus carid st tui an ecstent hwiq must comdjid sr admirajun ov de injenuiti displad bj de inventer ov fonografi, de real basis ov de fermz woz de considerajun dat everi element jud be reprezented bj a simp'l jeometrical ljn, az fonografi woz esenjali invented fer de conveniens ov de rjter. Uder alfabets qr invented tm sut uder purpusez. 3e Arabic fermz, il adapted fer sr penz, sut de oriental redz ddmirabli. 3e Roman and Grec capitalz wer intended fer cutin on ston, er scraqirj wid a jqrp uistruiment. We hav ben gjded, in de selecjun ov de simbulz fer sr fonetic alfabet, bj de sercumstans dat de roman and italic leterz ov de old alfabet wer cept in stoc at el tjp-fsnderz, so dat twenti-sics fermz wer redi mad fer sr us. 3e nq leterz We introdust, darfor, wer mad tm acerd wid dez. ( 29, nr. 13 ) 20. 3is us ov tui clqsez ov fermz fer de tui seriez ov vselz, woz elso acsidental, dat iz, it woz dictated bj conveniens alon, rezultin from de muc grater frecwensi will hwic de uper seriez ov vselz ocur in Inglij, and not bj a wij tui prezerv fonetic analojiz. 3e analoji, hsever, iz so strorj dat it iz wurt menjunin. It wil be obzervd dat de tre treb'l vselz, e, s, q, hav ljter simbulz dan de tre bas vselz, e, o, w; and elso, dat in eg set ov tre vselz, dat hwic iz most treb'l, er hiest, in de muzical seal, haz de h%est pozijun ov its clqs, in rjtin. For a complet ecsplanajun ov dis butiful sistem ov fonetic jert hand, de reder iz referd tui Mr. izac Pitmanz Manual ov 'Fonografi, ...

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