User:Rëdbl Speling/Sïlnt letr

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There ar very few sïlnt letrs or combinätions of letrs in Rëdbl Speling. One of the möst frëquent cäses is that of the fïnl, "Sïlnt e".

Sïlnt letrs[edit]

möst cäses ar dü to sïlnt fïnl "e" and a sufix: arängemnt - largely - incrësed - bäthes
  • sïlnt "r": In möst of the Ünïted Kingdm and small parts of North America "r" is sïlnt unless it is folöd bÿ a vowel. Howevr "r" is seldm redundnt, as the folöing pärs show: cat - cart; bet - Bert; bid - bird; shot - short; hut - hurt; pä - pär; hë - hër; hï - hïr; cü - cür
  • "oht" as /ɔːt/: boht - broht - foht - oht - soht - thoht
  • "alk" as /ɔːk/: chalk - stalk - talk - walk

The following list trïs to bë complët. All thës words ar either in Nö simplificätion or in Undesïrbl homnyms

  • sïlnt "h": hour, John
  • "gh" as /g/: ghetö, spagheti. Since "ge" sugests /dʒe/ we cn think of "ghe" as a trïgraph with very limited aplicätion.
  • sïlnt "k": knö, knew, knön
  • redundant "n": Ann, inn
  • sïlnt "o": coÿötë
  • sïlnt "p": psam
  • sïlnt "u": buÿ, four
  • sïlnt "w": two, where, whöl
  • redundnt "y": yü - yür - yü'd - yü'l - yü'r

Supressd sïlnt letrs[edit]

  • supressd sïlnt "b": aplom - bom - clïm - cöm - crum - det - dout - dum - lam - lim - num - plum - sutl - sucum - thum - wom;
  • supressd sïlnt "c": Cneticut - indït - musl;
supressd redundnt "c": aquïr - blak - sisrs - sïence
  • supressd sïlnt "d": hankrchëf/hankrchif - hansome - sanwich/sandwich - Wensday;
supressd redundnt "d": ajust
  • supressd sïlnt "e": chës - difrnt - ëvning - giraf - hart - vinyard;
  • supressd sïlnt "g": alïn - assïn - forin - nat - naw - sïn;
  • supressd sïlnt "gh": brït - caut - eit - flït - hït - hï - lït - nït - rït - sï - sït - slït - strät - taut - thö - thrü - tït - wei - weit
  • supressd sïlnt "g": bout - foht - oht - noht - thoht
  • supressd sïlnt "h": exibition - eir - onest - onr - vëicl
  • old "ch" as /k/: ancr - mecanics - scool
  • old "gh": göst
  • old "rh": dïarëa - rübrb - rÿm - rythm
  • old "th" as /t/: AntnyBrE - aparteid - apartïd - Nëandrtal - Tai - Tames - Tomas - tÿm
  • old "wh": wäl - wat - wen - wich - wim - wistl - wït
  • supressd sïlnt "i": busness;
  • supressd sïlnt "k": në - nïf - nit - nok - nolege;
  • supressd sïlnt "l": amond - cam - coud - haf - shoud - stak - tak - wak - woud;
  • supressd sïlnt "m": nemonic
  • supressd sïlnt "n": autum - colum - condem - dam - hym - solem;
  • supressd sïlnt "o": choclate - colnl - pëpl;
  • supressd sïlnt "p": cubrd - nümatic - nümönia - sorïasis - sÿchïatry - sÿcology - recët;
  • supressd sïlnt "s": ïle - Arkansa - ïlnd
  • supressd sïlnt "t": casl - lisn - ofn (also "oftn") - wisl
supressd redundnt "t": cach
  • supressd sïlnt "u": antiqe - cheqBrE - gard - gitar - qü - risqë
  • supressd sïlnt "w": aknolege - ansr - ho - hos - rek - rinkl - rist - rït - sord
  • supressd sïlnt "z": rendevü
  • new homnyms: ïl - dam - sït - sïn - rït
  • homophones: hour/our - musl/mussl - tÿme/tïm - stak/storkBrE - woud/wood

Cöalecence[edit]

IPA consonants
Normal sound: /b, d, f, g, h, k, l, m, n, p, r, s, t, v, w, z/
 ʃ  ŋ
show church sing
ʒ  j 
usual judge you
θ ð s
think that see

The letr "i" in many sufixes sort of melts (cöaleces) with the precëding consnant.

  • "ti" = /ʃ/
-tion: combinätion - stätion - mötion
-tios: nütritios
  • "ci" = /ʃ/
-cion: suspicion
-cian: musician - tecnician
-cios: delicius - suspicius
-cial: special - beneficial
  • "si" = /ʒ/
-sion: confusion - vision
  • "ssi" = /ʃ/
-sion: permission - compassion
Other consonants
  • "di" = /dʒ/
söldier /ˈsəʊldʒər/
  • "xi" = /kʃ/
anxius /ˈæŋkʃəs/
Other vowels
  • rïteos /ˈraɪtʃəs/
  • öcean /ˈəʊʃən/

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