Hoem / Home
KIS: Kunsistunt Inglish Speling
An alternative approach to reading and spelling English, for learners everywhere
A free smieliet websiet, for fun, for lurnurz Sum ishooz
Intrudukshin in KIS
Introduction in conventional spelling
ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən ɪn aɪ-pi-eɪ (IPA)
Dhu roolz ov KIS
dhu, dhee Tradishunul Inglish disliek ov dhu glotul-stop reezults in dhu ues ov 'an' beefor wuurdz starting widh a vowl. For dhu saem reezun ther ar too waez too sae dhu definut artikul. Beefor a vowl, dhe speling 'dhee' mor akuerutlee repruzentz dhu sownd. Howevur, dhu ues ov dhu glotul-stop mae bee inkreesing, az part ov thee inevitabul eevulooshun ov dhu langwij. KIS duzn't leed, it foloez, and wil kontinue too foloe wer speeq leedz.
Dhu KIS alfubet
Ishooz
Sampuls
vowl sepuraeshun Inglish haz perz ov vowl sowndz dhat ar efektivlee sepurut silabulz. It iz imposubul too sae dhez widhowt intruduesing a 'soft tuq' konsununt suq as 'w' or 'y'. KIS atempts too shoe dhis, at thee ekspens of sum inkreesd wuurd lengths: • kreeyaetivitee • beeying • reekwieyur • uesuewulee
Feedbak
sister sites and other links:
smilite: our parent company
thinxpix: visual thinking
chinalens: art photography in China
animalisten: stories, text and audio
Intra-China: independent travel in China
larj, part; sand, casul Dhu 'r' iz ritaend too matq majoritee speeq – dhat iz, speeq udhur dhan Loksbrij* or ' British RP'. KIS duz not atempt too repruszent dhu Loksbrij* 'long a' az uezd in 'plant' but not in 'sand'. KIS foloez konvenshunal speling in ignoring dhu difurunt Loksbrij prununseeyaeshuns. 'Loksbrij', naemd aftur Lundun, Oksfurd and Caembrij iz dhee aksent of dhu UK'z rooling eleet, asoeseeyatid widh thu sowtheest ov Inglund. Menee tekstbuoks ar kontent too koal it 'British' Inglish, wiel widhin dhu UK it reemaenz a mienoritee uesij. konsununt-vowl and vowl-vowl wuurd floe 'An ie for an ie (an eye for an eye)' A difikultee for lurnurz of Inglish iz dhat dhis iz indistingwishabul, wen spoekun, from: "A nie for a nie'. Wen a wuurd starts widh a vowl, Inglish normulee emfusieziz dhu fienul konsununt ov dhu preevyus wuurd. Dhe alturnutiv too 'an' when ther iz vowl-ending foloed bie vowl start iz too uez dhu glotul stop. Sum Inglish speekurz doo dhis, and it mae bee dhat dhu praktis iz spreding. Dhu alturnutivs ar: dhu (glotul stop) elefunt or dhee elefunt (In trooth, in dhu latur kaes, a mor fonetik repruszentashun mae bee: dheeyelefunt Howevur, dhis beeginz too looz tuq widh dhu noeshun ov distinkt wuurdz, and KIS duz not wish too bee kwiet soe revulooshunaree.)
yoo and ue Dhu roolz ov KIS, in kombinashun widh konvenshunul pronunseeyashun ov dhu alfabut, meen dhat theez too reprezentashuns boeth yeeld dhu saem sownd. KIS v1.0 ueziz 'ue' for dhu secund pursun proenown. apostrofeez (apostrophes) and reelaetid ishooz KIS endevurz too bee troo to konvenshunul gramur. shee'z ( = she's) Joenz'iz ( = Jones's) dhae'l (= they'll) it'l (= it'll. For simplisitee, KIS v1.0 duz not uez oalturnativz suq az it'ul.) doen't (= don't) duzn't ( = doesn't) kan't ( = can't) Moest British prununseeyaeshuns wud reekwieyur 'karn't' but KIS v1.0 ritaenz dhu speling dhat matqiz US speeq and kunvenshunal speling.) ploorulz (plurals) Dheez foloe speeq. Wer dhu sownd iz 's' dhen s is ritun. kats (cats) Wer dhu sownd iz 'z' dhen KIS ueziz z. dogz (dogs) Wer speeq ueziz an ekstru silabul too maek dhu ploorul, KIS foloez: boksiz (boxes) For wurdz ov Greek orijin ending in 's' or 'x', KIS iz agen roold bie speeq: aksis (axis) and akseez (axes) apendiks (appendix) and apendiseez (appendices) past tens vuurb endingz
end (end) kolied (collide) mis (miss) tork (talk) ask, ask wosh (wash) reemembur (remember) karee (carry) teeq (teach) kaq (catch) fiend (find) see (see) win (win) looz (lose) endid (ended) koliedid (collided) mist (missed) torkt (talked) askt (asked) wosht (washed) reememburd (remembered) karid (carried) tort (taught) kort (caught) fownd (found) sor (saw) wun (won) lost (lost)
vuurbz, thuurd puursun singuelur shee rieziz (she rises) hee crashiz (he crashes) it ueziz (it uses)
back
next