ESSENTIAL DATA – Set #4
NO COMMINGLING. No more “Long-A”, “B-Sound”, “Hard-C”, etc. Letters do not make sounds. Letters are not sounds. Correlation is not causality.
V01-V15 are *new* codes for Vowel Sounds, with many possible spellings. C16-C39 are *new* codes for Consonant Sounds, with relatively few spelling options.
Sound units are pragmatically organized in WordsAhead’s SOUND MAP.
“Must a name mean something?” Alice asked doubtfully.
“Of course it must,” Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh:
“My name means the shape I am – and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost.”
— Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass