choc_pud wrote:Hey Mikhail, thanks for posting! And thank you very much for your suggestions, I shall certainly implement some of them, at least. I think it's odd that noöne seems to've come up with this idea before, of writing English with Cyrillic, and it seems to work quite well.
choc_pud wrote:But what about "є" instead of "e" or "i"?
choc_pud wrote:The problem with using "дг" and "тг" is that /dg/ does occasionally appear, for example in the Christian name "Edgar". But what about "дx" and "тx"?
choc_pud wrote: you replaced "ц" with "дж", may I enquire as to why that might be?
choc_pud wrote:Дxєс єз Єнглєш pєтн ўєдx оxл дxъ ъннэсъсэри ваўлз pємуxвъд op pєплесъд ўєдx мор фєтєнг ўонз. Ўєч ду ю тxєнк єз бэст, op aт лист ўєч ду ю тxєнк ўъд би изиър фор съмўон нот ъдxърўяз акўентъд ўєдx дxъ лангўєц ту лърн?
Ўoт ду ю тxєнк ов єт дxэн, Mєкxял?
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So you say Edgar? Probably some more examples? but I really doubt those are read /dg/, I personally would pronounce Edgar something like /æθ-gar/. So I would write it then Эдггар, or Эд-гар but I am not sure if one should base his decision on this example, it looks like a rare exeption.
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choc_pud wrote:But you're right about є, so maybe i would be better instead after all?
choc_pud wrote:the sequence /dg/ does appear in English.
choc_pud wrote: You said "aй тxинк єт лукс",
choc_pud wrote: are you saying you would pronounce that as /'hæθgar/?
choc_pud wrote: Джъст аўт ов інчрэст, ўот із ін юр опінюн дхъ ъглиіст лэтъ ін дхъ стандъд латін алфабэт?
choc_pud wrote:When I first thought about designing this script for English I was hoping to have to introduce as few new letters as possible, but it is rather difficult! If you were given the task, say by the British Government, to design a new version of the Cyrillic alphabet which the people of Great Britain would then use instead of the current system, how would go about it?
choc_pud wrote:On a different note, do you know anything about Irish? It also has many palatalised consonants, so maybe the Cyrillic script could be modified to suit it?
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