Collation order as employed in the pamphlet
Letters which cannot be substituted with any character found in ISO 8859-1 with ease and without being found confusing replaced with digraphs, which is to be treated as single letters in any case, especially collation.
o å a e i u y h*
g k sh ng n r t d l s z th dh f v b p m
Names of the letters:
Vowels: their sound, without any ammendation
g k t d b** p: Ci
sh ng: iC
n l s z th dh f v m: eC
*for some reason Franklin had had h grouped together with the vowels.
**Name written b in the pamphlet, but there is reason to think that this form is a misprint lacking an i
'True' consonantal digraphs (which, unlike some orthographical digraphs above, are to be treated as true ones [e.g. in collation]).
dsh tsh zsh
The vocalic digraphs, most of them representative of diphthongs, will be best dealt with in a table of lexical sets.
William Bullokar's 40 letters, outlined in The Amendment of Orthography, Chapter V
a b c ç ch d e é
f g g h i k l 'l
m 'm n 'n o oo p ph
q r 'r s sh t th dh
u ú v w wh r y z
Glyphs not included in the forty but nevertheless deserve to be accorded the status of one
Vowels of Well's lexical sets rendered in Franklin's orthography, along with suggestions to make the system more compatible with modern varieties of English, and diasystemic:
(A rendering of the same in Bullokar's orthography will come when I get to fully grasp how the system works.)
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KIT kit kit kit ɪ ɪ DRESS dres dres dres e ɛ TRAP trap trap trap æ æ LOT låt låt låt ɒ ɑ STRUT stryt stryt stryt ʌ ʌ FOOT fut fut fut ʊ ʊ BATH bath baath* báth* ɑː æ CLOTH clåth clåth clåth ɒ ɔ NURSE nyrs nyrs nyrs ɜː ɜr FLEECE fliis fliis flís iː i FACE fees feis fés eɪ eɪ PALM pålm påå(l)m pǻ(l)m ɑː ɑ THOUGHT thå(å)t thååt thǻt ɔː ɔ GOAT got got got əʊ o GOOSE gus guus gús uː u PRICE pryis pryis pryis aɪ aɪ CHOICE tshois tshois tshois ɔɪ ɔɪ MOUTH måuth måuth måuth aʊ aʊ NEAR nir nir nir ɪə ɪr SQUARE skueer skuer skuer ɛə ɛr START start start start ɑː ɑr NORTH nårth nårth nårth ɔː ɔr FORCE fors fors fors ɔː or CURE kiur kiur kiur ʊə ʊr happY hapi hapi hapi ɪ ɪ lettER letyr letyr letyr ə ər commA koma koma koma ə ə
A Keyword representative of lexical set
B Orthography more faithful to Franklin
C Suggestion for an orthography better adapted to modern varieties of English
D Variant in acute accent (a circumflex may instead be used)
E RP pronunciation
F General American pronunciation