Expressive English Alphabet (IKSPꞋԐSIꟻ IИGLIꞨ ΛLҒⱭBԐT)

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

Expressive English Alphabet

Notes

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Sample texts

Most North American Accents

ΔL HYUMⱭN BEΞИƧ AꞋ BΔꞋN ҒꞋE ΛNT̊ EKꞭⱭL ΞN T̊ΞGNⱭT̊E ΛNT̊ RÎTS. Ŧ̊Ѧ AꞋ ΞNT̊ΩT̊ ꞭΞŦ̊ REƧⱭN ΛNT̊ KANꞨⱭNS ΛNT̊ ꞨÜT̊ ΛKT TⱭꞭΔꞋT̊Ƨ ꞭÛN ⱭNÛŦ̊ⱭꞋ ΞN Ɑ SPΞꞋΞT Aꟻ BꞋÛŦ̊ⱭꞋHÜT̊.

Most Other Common British and Colonial English Accents

ΔL HYUMⱭN BEΞИƧ A BΔN ҒꞋE ΛNT̊ EKꞭⱭL ΞN T̊ΞGNⱭTE ΛNT̊ RÎTS. Ŧ̊Ѧ AꞋ ΞNT̊ΩT̊ ꞭΞŦ̊ REƧⱭN ΛNT̊ KꙘNꞨⱭNS ΛNT̊ ꞨÜT̊ ΛKT TⱭꞭΔT̊Ƨ ꞭÛN ⱭNÛŦ̊ⱭꞋ ΞN Ɑ SPΞꞋΞT Ꙙꟻ BꞋÛŦ̊ⱭHÜT̊.

Southern English (Cockney/Essex Style) Accents

ΔꞭ HYUMⱭN BEΞИƧ A BΔN ҒꞋE ΛN EKꞭⱭꞭ ΞN T̊ΞGNⱭTE ΛN RÎTS. T̊Ѧ AꞋ ΞNT̊ΩT̊ ꞭΞꟻ REƧⱭN ΛN KꙘNꞨⱭNS ΛN ꞨÜT̊ ΛKT TⱭꞭΔT̊Ƨ ꞭÛN ⱭNÛꟻⱭꞋ ΞN Ɑ SPΞꞋΞT Ꙙꟻ BꞋÛꟻⱭHÜT̊.

Many Irish Accents

ΔL HYUMⱭN BEΞNƧ AꞋ BΔꞋN ҒꞋE ΛNT̊ EKꞭⱭL ΞN T̊ΞGNⱭTE ΛNT̊ RÎTS. T̊Ѧ AꞋ ΞNT̊ΩT̊ ꞭΞT REƧⱭN ΛNT̊ KꙘNꞨⱭNS ΛNT̊ ꞨÜT̊ ΛKT TⱭꞭΔꞋT̊Ƨ ꞭÛN ⱭNÛT̊ⱭꞋ ΞN Ɑ SPΞꞋΞT Ꙙꟻ BꞋÛT̊ⱭꞋHÜT̊.

Many Caribbean and African Accents

AL HYUMAN BEΞNƧ AꞋ BΔꞋN ҒꞋE ΛNT̊ EKꞭAL ΞN T̊ΞGNATE ΛNT̊ RÎTS. T̊Ѧ AꞋ ԐNT̊ΩT̊ ꞭΞT REƧAN ΛNT̊ KANꞨANS ΛNT̊ ꞨÜT̊ ΛKT TⱭꞭΔꞋT̊Ƨ ꞭÛN ⱭNÛT̊ⱭꞋ ΞN A SPΞꞋΞT Aꟻ BꞋÛT̊ꞋⱭHÜT̊.

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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https://expressivealphabet.com/

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