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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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4. Contractions and, for, of, the, and with
- As whole-word contractions
- These contractions and the word a should follow one another unspaced except where punctuation or composition signs intervene.
|He (was) (one) (of)(the) gr(ou)p (and)(for)a l(ong) (time) l(ed) (it).
||(Wh)at (were) (you) look(ing) (for)a mo(ment) ago?
||(And), (of) c(ou)rse, (you) (ar)e (right).
||(And) (The) (Lord) (said) ...
- Require the double capital sign when fully capitalized.
|G(ONE) (WITH) (THE) (WIND)
- As part-word contractions
- Are subject to the general rules for use of contractions.
- Are used wherever they occur within a word.