Expressive English Alphabet (IKSPRΣSIV IИGLIƸ ΛLFⱭBΣT)

The Expressive English Alphabet is a alternative way to write English devised by Marcel Burrows. It is designed to have one letter for each sound. The alphabet has been designed to allow people from any part of the world to write in their own accent.

Expressive English Alphabet alphabet

Expressive English Alphabet alphabet

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Sample text (North American English)

ꙘL HYUMⱭN BEIИZ AR BΔRN FRE ΛND EKWⱭL IN DIGNⱭDE ΛND RÎꓶS. ꞜѦ AR INDΩD WIꞜ REZⱭN ΛND KANƸⱭNS ΛND ƸÜD ΛKT TⱭWΔRDZ WÛN ⱭNÛꞜⱭR IN Ɑ SPIRⱭT AV BRÛꞜⱭRHÜD.

Sample text (International English)

ΔL HYUMⱭN BEIИZ AR BΔRN FRE ΛND EKWⱭL IN DIGNⱭTE ΛND RÎꓶS. ꞜѦ AR INDΩD WIꞜ REZⱭN ΛND KꙘNƸⱭNS ΛND ƸÜD ΛKT TⱭWΔRDZ WÛN ⱭNÛꞜⱭR IN Ɑ SPIRⱭT ꙘV BRÛꞜⱭRHÜD.

Transliteration

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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