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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Differences between Gregg and Handywrite? – Gregg Shorthand

Typing the Handywrite Alphabet It is useful to assign the sounds in hsndywrite Handywrite phonetic alphabet to keyboard characters that are quick to type. First Fig by Edna St.

K and G are represented as forward convex curves.

Sometimes an outline, written in my own hand, isn’t clear. And if the system were phonetic, words couldn’t be misspelled! But I can still read things I wrote years ago, even if I spelled them badly. Teeline Shorthand Learn about this system of shorthand. Handywrite Story How Handywrite came to be.

Handywrite – Gregg Shorthand

For example “bl” or “fr. Chapter 5 Satirical Sites: The sound of SH and CH are represented by down and backward lines. Visit our Zazzle store: The vowel “e,” as in Spanish “el bebe,” is not normally found in English other than in the diphthong “ey” as handydrite “bait” or Spanish “ley,” which is the “e” sound with the slight addition of the “i” in “beet.


To be fair, you always have the option of writing things in Gregg without using abbreviations handtwrite brief forms.

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The thing about abbreviations is that most of the words you will abbreviate are so incredibly common that if you actually use your shorthand somewhat regularly you won’t have any trouble at all learning them. Handywrite Flashcards Study Handywrite flashcards. Hi Jimi, I’d really like to learn this, but the fact that it assumes an american accent makes it a non starter for me to understand what they mean by different vowel sounds I’m British and no linguist. Teeline Shorthand Learn about this system of shorthand.

I just added a new symbol to represent that vowel sound. Earth Island as metaphor The Book: Write in pencil to allow corrections, scan at dpi in grey scale, save as. Also, the length of strokes is important so if you’re not good at maintaining consistent size then it can become hard to read. In some languages, for example, there is no distinction made between “p” and “b” so if you say “pet” then “bet” native speakers will hear both as the same word.

Condensed version The Platform Sutra of Huineng: Because that’s a pain, we instead use different systems for different languages, though some, like Gregg, have adaptations for various languages. Is it true that Handywrite is superior to Gregg in terms handhwrite being able to unambiguously represent regular text or shhorthand in short form? I imagine it can be done, but the space required on paper made it impractical.


Can anyone comment on the difference between Gregg Anniversary, say and Handywrite.


Handywrite Flashcards Study Handywrite flashcards. Long or compound words need not be written as one continuous line, and parts can overlap as in Chinese ideographs for a more compact form.

The sound of long A eyas in “pace,” is represented by a double circle symbol as it is actually a diphthong, a vowel sound made up of two other vowels. A vowel shorthhand is one you can make in a continuous manner using your vocal cords with mouth open until you run out of breath.

It turns out Handywriite has the same issue, but the textbooks there are more clever in separating introducing the two vowels and leaning on spelling, plus they’re mostly written by Americans so agree with my pronunciations, so it shortband trip me up the way my Pitman text did. I’m sure it will depend heavily on what those languages are.

It is represented by a teardrop symbol made either clockwise or counter-clockwise. Alone by Edgar Allan Poe You just take the most common words and shorten them to their most dominant sound or sounds. Easyscript Learn a bit about this commercialized shorthand.