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Fenglish is the creation of Hanbing Feng (hanbingfeng828@hotmail.com), a high school student in New York City. One of Hanbing's hobbies is to invent secret ways to communicate and after many visits to this site, he was inspired to create Fenglish, which he modelled to some extent on the Manchu alphabet.

Notable Features

  • Can be used to write English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic and a number of other languages normally written with the Latin alphabet.
  • Written in vertical columns running from top to bottom and from left to right.
  • All letters within each word are connected, except the vowels, some punctuation marks and accent marks. This makes it possible to write words with a single, continuous pen stroke.
  • A space is left at the top of the first column of a paragraph.
  • This symbol: Fenglish capital letter symbol indicates capital letters.
  • This symbol: Fenglish dash indicates that a word continues on the next column.
  • This symbol: Fenglish repitition is a repetition mark - used to replace a repeated letter

Fenglish

Fenglish alphabet

Fenglish punctuation and numerals

Fenglish punctuation and numerals

Notes

  1. ch f ng sh th wh and zh are only used in words which have the exact spelling in them, e.g. "sh" can't be used in the word "chic", even when they sound the same, except words like Deutsch ("ch" is used), schedule("sh" is used, Br. not Am).
  2. The quotation marks before * are used in German, Icelandic etc.

Sample text

Sample text in Fenglish

'Translation'

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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