Linguistics 110--Sentences and Dialects

Problem Number One

Phonetic Script to Latin

Transliterate the following story in the Latin alphabet and turn it in by the scheduled deadline. (To read this page online, you will have to install the linguistics font distributed in class in your computer.)

ledi khem therport n gsayddli thol ent t thkt khwndr t i hd dg t ms rvl wr n phlen / ent sd t s wz mphasbl bt t erlayn wd grnthi sefdi vr dg / ledi bkhem ivn mor pst n rifyuzd thbord phlen wawdr dg / faynli ent khld sturds hu phramst ththek phrsnl rsphansbldi fr dg/ t lst wmn grid/

wn phlen rayvd dts dstnen sturds wnt midytli thbg mnr thgt dg /hi lkt wrdn sd d trbl d hpnd/ dg wz dd / o may gad skrimd sturds / watmay gn du / ay gev s wmn may wrd/

dwri sd mnr / rz pt ap nat far frm hr/ thek may khar drayv ern gdnr kakr spl s layk swn, phdmn khnl baks / i wnt no dfrns / zzgzkli wat sturds dd/ n i brt dg bk th baynaw dstrt wmnn riurdr dvr wzlrayt/ bt wn ldi opnd khnl dor i skrmd / sznt may dg/ wady min skt sturds /may dg wz dd sd ldi/ brtm hr thbri/