Phonetic Spelling

Phonetic Spelling

by Harry Johnston


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Originally published in 1913, this book contains a proposed universal alphabet for all forms of speech. Johnston includes sample sentences from a variety of languages spelled out in his phonetic alphabet at the conclusion of the text. This book will be of value for anyone with an interest in phonetics and the search for a universally applicable writing system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107635302
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2013
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Phonetic spelling; 2. Criticism of other alphabets; 3. The phonetic alphabet; 4. The phonetic spelling of English; 5. The universal alphabet and its application.

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