English phonetic alphabets

As per effort of decreasing the learning curve as much as possible, all English phonetical alphabets share the same set of key map.

Included alphabets

British English Phonetic Alphabet

BEPA is an adaptation of International Phonetic Alphabet, optimized to represent the sounds of British English, and by extension all of its variants.

Shavian alphabet

The Shavian alphabet is a constructed alphabet aims to permit efficient writing and spelling for British English Received Pronunciation.

Deseret alphabet

Warning

Due to a lack of several vowels, there are no plans to support the Deseret alphabet as of yet.

The Deseret alphabet is a constructed alphabet developed to be used in an English-language spelling reform for American English.

Key map

Keys are ordered via BEPA.

Vowels

Vowels require at most two keys.

Short vowels

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
Aรฆ๐‘จ๐ฐcat
e ehษ›๐‘ง๐ฏbet
Ee EEe๐‘ง๐ฏbet
i ihษช๐‘ฆ๐ฎfit
o ohษ’๐‘ช๐ฑhot
a ahสŒ๐‘ณ๐ฒcut
u uhสŠ๐‘ซ๐ณcook
E Ehษ™๐‘ฉ๐ฒlover
Ii๐‘ฆ๐จ
Uu๐‘ซ๐ญ

Long vowels

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
iiiห๐‘ฐ๐จeat
ooษ”ห๐‘ท๐ซall
eeษœห๐‘ป๐ฒ๐‘‰her
uuuห๐‘ต๐ญwho
aaษ‘ห๐‘ญ๐ชcar

Diphthongs

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
eieษช๐‘ฑ๐ฉcake
aiaษช๐‘ฒ๐ดlike
oiษ”ษช๐‘ถ๐‘Žoil
euษ™สŠ๐‘ด๐ฌcoat
ouoสŠ๐‘ด๐ฌhope
auaสŠ๐‘ฌ๐ตhow
irษชษ™๐‘พ๐ฎ๐ฒear
erษ›ษ™๐‘บ๐ฏ๐‘‰air
urสŠษ™๐‘ซ๐‘ฉ๐ณ๐ฒsure

Shavian compatibles

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
aRษ‘หr๐‘ธ๐ช๐‘‰art
oRษ”หr๐‘น๐ซ๐‘‰/๐ฌ๐‘‰ore
eRษ›ษ™r๐‘บ๐ฏ๐‘‰air
Erษ™r๐‘ผ๐ฒ๐‘‰lover
ERษœหr๐‘ป๐ฒ๐‘‰hurt
iRษชษ™r๐‘ฝ๐ฎ๐ฒ๐‘‰ear
yUjuห๐‘ฟ๐‘you

Consonants

None of the consonants require two keys.

Voiceless-voiced pairs

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
pp๐‘๐นpat
bb๐‘š๐บbat
tt๐‘‘๐ปtie
dd๐‘›๐ผdeer
kk๐‘’๐ฟcat
gg๐‘œ๐‘€get
ss๐‘•๐‘…sit
zz๐‘Ÿ๐‘†zip
ff๐‘“๐‘fit
vv๐‘๐‘‚van
Tฮธ๐‘”๐‘ƒthank
Dรฐ๐‘ž๐‘„mother
Sสƒ๐‘–๐‘‡shell
Zส’๐‘ ๐‘ˆ
Ctสƒ๐‘—๐ฝchips
jdส’๐‘ก๐พjuice
qtr๐‘‘๐‘ฎ๐ป๐‘‰try
Qdr๐‘›๐‘ฎ๐ผ๐‘‰dry
cts๐‘‘๐‘•๐ป๐‘…hats
Jdz๐‘›๐‘Ÿ๐ผ๐‘†hands

Aspirated, nasal and etc

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretExample
hh๐‘ฃ๐ธhat
Hx๐‘ฃ๐ธloch
mm๐‘ฅ๐‘‹mad
nn๐‘ฏ๐‘Œnod
Nล‹๐‘™๐‘ring
ll๐‘ค๐‘Šluck
rr๐‘ฎ๐‘‰ring
yj๐‘˜๐ทyou
ww๐‘ข๐ถway

Specials

These characters will only be present in their respective alphabets, and will be null-routed in others.

SequenceBEPAShavianDeseretDescription
xหˆN/AN/APrimary stress in BEPA/IPA.
XหŒN/AN/ASecondary stress in BEPA/IPA.
ax ex ix ox uxN/AยทN/ANaming dot in Shavian.