American Manual of Phonography; A Complete Guide to the Acquisition of Pitman's Phonetic Shorthand

American Manual of Phonography; A Complete Guide to the Acquisition of Pitman's Phonetic Shorthand

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and provoke strife. REVIEW OF LESSON SEVENTH. ( 81.) On whfch side of the straight strokes is the n-hook written? How written on the curves? ( 87.) When is it necessary to write the full stroke n? ( 88.) How may the s-circle be added, on straight strokes, to the n-hook? ( 90.) How on the curved strokes? ( 89.) How may the Hi and atr loops be added? ( 92.) What are the H-hook word-signs? ( 93.) On what strokes, and which side, is the f-v hook written? ( 96.) When is it necessary to write the full strokes/and vt ( 97.) How may the circle i or z be added to this hook? ( 98.) What are thu/ and u-hook word-signs? LARGE TERMINAL HOOKS FOR SHN, TR AND THE. 99. In the earlier editions of Phonography only one size of hooks, initial and final, was employed. But, in the process of experiment and improvement, it was satisfactorily established that a larger as well as a small hook could be easily written, and readily distinguished one from the other. As the best use that could be made of one of the large terminal hooks, it was appropriated to the representation of the frequently recurring syllables, -dan, -tian, -sion, -tion; thus: j passion, ip occasion, c--2 Grecian, notion, Jp ration, sanction. 100. This hook is called the shun hook, because in ordinary speech the syllables thus uniformly represented are so pronounced; but in careful reading and speaking the short sounds of a and 6 should be given wherever these letters occur. Although this representation is not entirely phonetic, inasmuch as there are three elementary sounds to the one sign, yet it is near enough so for a contracted style of writing. Of course this class of words could be written out in full, with the sh and n-strokes, or with the sh strokshow more

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