a spelling intended to match a certain pronunciation more closely than the traditional spelling does, as gonna for going to, kinda for kind of (meaning “rather”), git for get, or lite for light.
What Is Phonetic Spelling?Spelling is how we put words together, but what is phonetic spelling? An alternate way to create words? Well, yes!
Basic Spelling Rules ExplainedYou can teach yourself to be a better speller. It is important to realize that learning to spell is a process that is never complete. Spelling is something that everyone has to pay attention to and keep working at it. BASIC SPELLING RULES Short-Vowel Rule: When one-syllable words have a vowel in the middle, the vowel usually has a short sound. Examples: cat, dog, man, …
- prony brake,
- proof of concept,
- proof of the pudding
Compare eye dialect.
Pronunciation Spelling is used as a label in this dictionary.
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