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English Braille, American Edition 1994
Nemeth Mathematics 1972
Summary of Rules
- General Rules
- Alternative Contractions
- Single Letter
- And, for, of, the, with
- Child, shall, this, which, out, still
- Whole-word lower: his, was, were, be, in, enough
- Rules for lower sign
- Part-word lower sign
- Whole-word lower: to, into, by
- Double-letter: bb,cc,dd,ff,gg, ea
- Initial letter
- Final letter and short form words
Typical Problem words
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12. Initial-letter Contractions
- Are subject to the general rules for the use of contractions.
- May be used as parts of words only when they retain their original sounds.
- Special rules for certain part-word contractions:
- The contractions one is used whenever the letters o and n fall in the same syllable, regardless of the pronunciation.
- The contraction some is used only when it retains the sound of the word some, and where its letters form a complete syllable in the base word.
- The contraction part is used except where the prefix par is followed by any form of the word take.