I've created a phonemic alphabet. I realize that because it is phonemic, I do not need spaces or other markers to separate words; the spelling doesn't matter because each letter has one sound and doesn't change, even based on the letter around it. Thus I have two ways to write the same thing, and I was thinking I would use them differently.
I don't know a lot about linguistics. Based on the way other languages work, like Japanese, what are multiple systems used for in a language? For example, formal vs informal speech?
Phones I am aware of 33 different phones in the English language. Of these I use 30 because some of the sounds are redundant/uncommon (v and w are very similar so I use w, and the "xh" phone in "the" can be replaced with the "th" phone in "theory", and the "zh" phone in "casual" is rarely used).
With these 33 or 30 phones I have created an alphabet.
No Markers In English letters make different sounds based on the surrounding letters, like the word "change", where "c" followed by "h" makes the "ch" sound, the "g" makes the "j" sound, and the "e" is silent. Because my alphabet is phonemic (the letters don't change phones), I am able to string words together without markers that separate them; spelling no longer matters, just the sounds.