English Braille
American Edition
1994


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Definition of Braille

Rules of Braille
  1. Punctuation Signs
  2. Special Composition Signs
  3. Format
  4. Asterisk, Footnotes, References
  5. Accent Sign, Diphthongs, Foreign Languages
  6. Abbreviations
  7. Numbers and Roman Numerals
  8. Coinage, Weights, and Other Special Symbols
  9. Poetry, Scansion, and Stress
  10. General Use of Contractions
  11. One-cell whole-word contractions
  12. One-cell part-word contractions
  13. Lower Signs
  14. Initial-letter contractions
  15. Final-letter contractions
  16. Short-form words

Appendices
  • Index
    Typical and Problem Words

    Indices
  • Index
    BRL Courses
  • Intro to Braille
  • Braille Transcribers
  • Specialized Codes


    BRL REFERENCE DESK

    BANA Resources Tools and resources Organizations

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  • CHANGES AND WORDING CLARIFICATIONS TO
    ENGLISH BRAILLE—AMERICAN EDITION—1959
    AS OF NOVEMBER 4, 1994


    Definition of Braille

    page 1 deletion
    Punctuation and Composition Signs, page 3 addition; page 4 addition
    One-cell Whole-Word and Part-Word Signs, page 5 addition
    Short-Form Words, page 9 addition
    RuleSection
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    Punctuation Signs addition
    2. addition; b. addition; c. deleted
    5. addition; a. addition
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    8. Order with Punctuation addition; Order with Numbers addition
    9.a. addition; b. addition
    10.a.(2) addition; b. addition; e. moved; g. addition
    11. addition and deletion; a. deleted
    12.a.(1) change and addition; a.(3) addition; b.(1) change; b.(2) addition; b.(5) addition
    13.b. changed; c. addition
    III





    14. addition
    15.b. changed; e. changed
    17. changed
    18.b. addition
    19. changed
    20. changed; b. moved
    IV

    21. changed
    22.b. change and addition; c. deleted
    V

    24.a. addition; a.(1) addition; a.(2) addition; b. addition; c. changed; e. changed
    26. changed; a.changed; b. changed; c. changed
    VI 27. addition; d. changed; e. changed; f. changed
    VII


    28.a. addition; e. addition; g. addition
    29. changed
    30.b. changed
    VIII

    VIII change in title
    31.a. changed; b. changed; b.(1) changed; b.(2) changed; c. addition; d. addition; e. addition
    IX

    32.a. addition; b. addition; b.(1) addition
    33. addition; a. addition; b. addition; c. addition
    X


    34.a.(1) addition and deletion; a.(2) addition and deletion; b.(1) addition; b.(3) deletion; b.(4) deletion;
       b.(5) deletion; d. changed; e.(1) addition
    35.b. deletion
    XI

    36. deletion; a. addition; c. addition
    37. addition
    XII 38.c. addition
    XIII





    page XIII-1 addition
    40. addition
    41.a. changed; b. changed; d. addition
    42.c. addition; d. deletion
    43. addition
    44. addition
    XIV




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    page XIV-3 addition
    page XIV-4 addition
    page XIV-8 changed
    45. addition; b. addition
    XV


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    page XV-3 addition
    46.a. addition
    XVI

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    47. addition; b. addition; f. addition; g. addition; h. addition; i. addition
      
    App.Section
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    3. addition
    5. deletion and change
    6. addition
    7. addition
    8. addition
    9. addition
    B


    page B-1 addition
    3.b. changed
    4. changed
    C 2. addition
    D 1. deletion and addition

    Typical and Problem Words addition: Dworkin
                                                 changed: al fine; blessèd; by and by,; by the by,; élévation; hadji; maharajah;                                                              musty; Singh; Somerset
                                                   deleted: doggon'; Leroy; pandemonium; pandemonism; parterre
    Alphabetical Index of Braille Signs deleted


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