. . . The 'Phonetikv' script uses twenty-three letters and four pronunciation characters to represent the basic linguistic sounds . . . .


..there are only twenty-three basic sonants to symbolise, so an efficient phonetic alphabet only requires twenty-three basic letters and a quiet gap symbol ...


..This reduced-symbol phonetic script system is based on the use of twenty-three latin letters for sonants and the dash character for a brief gap of silence to systematically symbolise a wide variety of words in all sorts of languages... The twenty-three letters are presented here in the order in which their corresponding sounds occur in the mouth from back of the mouth to the front...


X A G K E H Q R O I L S ¨ ˆ ˜
- Y V Z N D T P B U M W j f
recommended small characters:
x a g k e h q r o i l s
- y v z n p t d b u m w


X is sounded as in French 'ami'.  A is the 'a' in 'act'.  G as in 'go'.  E as in 'let'.  Q is the 'a' in 'all'.  O as in 'pot'.  I is the 'l' in 'let'.  L is the 'i' in 'pit'.  S as in 'set'.  V as the 'i' in 'firm'.  Z as in 'zip'.  U as in 'put'.

Small letters p stands for 'd' as in 'deep', and d for 'p' as in 'poke'.

It is also recommended that the letters G, K, R, N, and B are left-right reversed - as also their traditional small letter counter-parts excepting little b which remains unchanged.

Dashes  can be used as the gap character to keep sounds separated with minimal interval (A-I, T-H).


¨, ˆ and ˜  are the three basic pronunciation-adjustment symbols:

Also   J   can be  'ys'/'sy'  run-together as in the French pronunciation of 'j'.   F   can be  'ph'  run-together as in 'finger'.



...So then...

  ...many compound / composite sounds are symbolised by stringing basic sound elements together in whichever order seems more accurate...


       XX   – the 'a' sound in French 'amour'
       XXX   – the long 'a' sound in 'father'
       XLV   – the 'i' in 'fire'
       XU   – the 'u' of 'cut'
       AQ   – the 'ou' in 'out'
       AQV   – as 'ou' of 'sour'
       KH   – the 'ch' in Scottish 'loch'
       EE   – the long 'ea' of 'bear'
       EL   – the 'eh' in German 'sehr'
       ELL   – the 'ai' in 'main'
       EVU   – the 'ö' in German 'schön'
       HKH   – the 'ch' in German 'ich'
       OO   – the long 'oo' as in 'moor'
       OOU   – the long 'o' in German 'so'
       OEU   – the 'ö' in German 'zwölf'
       IY   – like the 'll' in Spanish 'llamar'
       LL   – the long 'i' as in French 'il'
       LLL   – the long 'ee' as in 'see'
       SH   – 'sh' sound as in 'shy'
       VUW   – vowel-syllable 'o..' as in 'note'
       NY   – like the 'ñ' in Spanish 'España'
       DYZ/DZY/DJ/DY   – hard 'j' as English 'jug'
       TH   – sound of 'th' in the word 'thank'
       DH   – sound of 'th' in the word 'that'
       UUW   – the 'oo' in 'moon'
       UWV/UUWV  – as in 'skewer'

Further symbols of influence might of course be utilised - for instance: The lowering of the tongue tip as in _iyamxr - Spanish 'llamar'...







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