I don’t see a great deal of comments on handywrite. I’m looking to learn a form of shorthand for note making (class and creative/journaling). Is it true that Handywrite is superior to Gregg in terms of being able to unambiguously represent regular text or speech in short form? thx. Has anyone tried Handywrite? It’s kinful to Gregg, with some added stuff. I like a few of the ideas, but some of the vowels seem kinda funky.

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Unifon A one sound one letter alphabet. I had the same problem when learning handywrite. His reply was essentially this I’m paraphrasing:. Condensed version The Platform Sutra shortband Huineng: And you can’t write in shorthhand lines unless you break up words into pieces specifically to make them fit. Give a fine print as a gift that could hang on someone’s wall for a hundred years. The sound of OO as in “boot” or “Luke” is represented by a U shape symbol, while the vowel sound in “pull” is represented by a sideways hook.

Easyscript Learn a bit about this commercialized shorthand. So a really slick form of handwriting would use one stroke for one sound.

Handywrite Lessons 1-7

It is represented by a teardrop symbol made either clockwise or counter-clockwise. You can’t just write in a little note in the margins when you’re writing out these whole big words. Keyscript Learn a bit about this relatively new alphabetic shorthand. Sometimes called a semi-vowel, the R sound is best regarded simply as a vowel in its own right.


Differences between Gregg and Handywrite?

Generations of English teachers have mislead you. If you look at the handywrite site, as far as I’ve shortnand able to find, the reason for the system is to get down all the sounds, and though the actual alphabet is faster to write than longhand, it’s still much more stroke intensive than Gregg — even maybe S90 Gregg.

There are actually a handywritd of people in the world who will be able to read it unlike most of the others. Easyscript Learn a bit about this commercialized shorthand. Our List of Online Resources. The vertical size of words is not limited so words can sometimes flow across 2 “lines”. As infants we have the handyerite to hear all possible speech sounds used in any language.

So that seems like it should work out fine regardless. Give a fine print as a gift that could hang on someone’s wall for a hundred years. The word “ought,” for hanywrite, uses five letters to write only two sounds.

Handywrite – Gregg Shorthand

As a bonus, hardly anyone probably no one you know will be able to read your writing. In other word in Handywrite you pay more in terms of speed to buy unambiguity, when compared with what you pay in Gregg in terms of ambiguity in order to buy more speed.

Gregg sacrifices the former for the latter; Handywrite does the opposite.

Prefixes may be written separately from the root word that should then be written below or through the prefix. Even with so-called phonetic English systems, there’s nowhere near the phonetic inventory needed to deal with Australian English, and too much in some places for General American, shorthane the LOT and PALM lexical sets are often merged.


Maybe now is the time For wisdom: Forward and downward curves of opposite direction and median length represent the sounds of H as in “hate” and W as in “wait”.

Any help is most appreciated! FYI, I mailed the creator of Handuwrite to ask his opinion on this. With other sounds, English speakers have the same impairment.

Vowel sounds before R may blend with R or not. Now you have 1: The most common words, prefixes, suffixes, and phrases.

Handywrite Lessons Part 2: An alternative handwriting system.

All of which sound very similar already so our brain is already equipped with the ability to figure it out when someone misspeaks or you don’t hear it right. For an encylopedia entry on Shorthand with links, checkout Wikipedia.

I’m looking for something fast and phonetic for multi language usenot line based, no abbreviations, and that I or someone else could read years after the fact. From vision to practice Survival Retreat? For example “bl” or “fr. It sounds like it will be easier to learn and remember.

While the IPA may seem confusing, the other pronunciation guides used by many dictionaries are confusing.

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