65 Eigana

Eigana (えいがな)

Eigana is an alternative method of writing English using Japanese hiragana devised by David, who is currently studying Japanese.

Eigana alphabet

Eigana alphabet

Notes

Whenever a vowel is found, it represents any sound it makes by its self in English.

  • Sounds that the letter 'a' represents: [a] and [æ], doubling the letter makes: [a:]
  • Sounds that the letter 'e' represents: [ɛ] and [e], doubling the letter makes: [e:]
  • Sounds that the letter 'i' represents: [ɪ] and [i], doubling the letter makes: [i:]
  • Sounds that the letter 'o' represents: [ɒ] and [o], doubling the letter makes: [o:]
  • Sounds that the letter 'u' represents: [ʌ] and [u], doubling the letter makes: [u:]
  • m+a is written ま not まあ

Sample text in Eigana alphabet

ある うまん べいんす あれ ぼうん ふうれえ あんでゅ えかる いん でぃぐにてぃ あんでゅ りつ。 てずえい あれ えんどうでゅ うぃてず れあそん あんでゅ こんしぇんす あんでゅ しょでゅ あくてゅ とわるでゅす をね あのてずえる いん あ すぴりてゅ おふ ぶろてずえるほおでゅ。

Transliteration

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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