I don’t see a great deal of comments on handywrite. I’m looking to learn a form of shorthand for note making (class and creative/journaling). Is it true that Handywrite is superior to Gregg in terms of being able to unambiguously represent regular text or speech in short form? thx. Has anyone tried Handywrite? It’s kinful to Gregg, with some added stuff. I like a few of the ideas, but some of the vowels seem kinda funky.
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Keyscript Learn a bit about this arelatively new alphabetic shorthand. It is useful to assign the sounds in the Handywrite phonetic alphabet to keyboard characters that are quick to type. Sometimes an outline, written in my handhwrite hand, isn’t clear.
I just added a new symbol to represent that vowel sound. Next time you’re around an English teacher or other language expert, argue this point ad nausium until they concede.
Shorthahd is any system of abbreviated writing. In fact, you really can just pretty much remove almost all the vowels from english and 9 times out of 10 you will still be able to read it. Gregg is a thoughtful and elegant system.
So then, what do you recommend?
To be fair, you always have the option of writing things in Gregg without using abbreviations or brief forms. Obviously you might also want to add accents for long vowels. Only use an abbreviation is if you feel shofthand and remembering it is easier than writing it out in full.
Handywrite Lessons 1-7
HandyWrite is an all-well meaning system but in its attempt to create an accurate phonetic alphabet out of the gregg characters, it corrupts half the rules that Gregg hold sacred. Alone by Edgar Allan Poe The above international typeable version should be used along with a dictionary that uses the IPA system to help you make sense of phonetics. Shhorthand a general guide to various handwriting systems, checkout Alternative Handwriting and Shorthand Systems.
Sorry, I don’t know about other languages. Here are typeable characters for each sound handywrire on international usage: Maybe now is the time For wisdom: There are actually a lot shorfhand people in the world who will be able to read it unlike most of the others.
Note that just using Gregg letters alone you’ll speed up your note-taking significantly. I don’t see a great deal of comments on handywrite. External Links Handywrite Handwriting The handy handwriting system.
What are the respective speed potentials? I know the temptation to shothand a perfectly phonetic system without abbreviations. Our List of Online Resources. Blissymbolics And now for something really different.
So, uh, careful with those phonetic systems – you might get more than you bargained for! I’m pretty sure any system can hansywrite adapted for any language.
Handywrite – Gregg Shorthand
Handywrite System Summary To better understand the above, study the following. A forward or upward hook represents the sound of long O as in “hope”. Shorthand Shorthand Shorthand Advice about learning any shorthand system. For an encylopedia entry on Shorthand with links, checkout Wikipedia. The pen moves to the middle of the circle before continuing. One symbol may stand for two speech sounds provided they differ only slightly as allophones and are not used to differenctiate between words.
Handywrite Lessons Part 1: An alternative handwriting system.
Creating the material, such as by transcribing famous quotes or poems into Handywrite will help one and all. The responses I got were not positive, and I must admit that Gregg Hadnywrite Jubilee is the flavour I’ve been studying is a huge lot faster and easier. I guess I’m not really into the idea of using the full English spelllings in my shorthand. Easyscript Learn a bit about this commercialized shorthand.