The Pattern in the Braille Code

The first ten letters, a through j, all use the top part of the braille cell: dots 1, 2, 4, and 5.

The next ten letters, k through t, are made by adding dot 3 to each of the first 10 letters.

In the final row of the alphabet, all of the letters鈥攚ith the exception of “w”!鈥攁re formed by adding dot 6 to the previous row.

So why doesn’t “w” follow the pattern? Good question! Back in 1860, there was no “w” in the French alphabet, so Louis Braille didn’t include it in his code.

Foreign Language Braille Answers

What Does This Say?

1. 隆Mucho gusto, Marta!

2. 隆Hola! 驴C贸mo te llamas?

3. Yo no ve铆a la cumbre de la monta帽a desde el valle.

4. El estudiante nuevo se llama Ram贸n.

5. En v铆as de ejecuci贸n est谩 el proyecto de continuaci贸n de esta v铆a hasta la frontera colombiana.

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Nemeth Braille Code Answers


If you said, 359, 9804 and 1472 then you鈥檙e right!


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Music Braille Answers

Types of Notes

E quarter note
A half note
C whole note
F eighth note
B eighth note
D whole note
G half note
B whole note
E half note
C quarter note

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Other Musical Symbols

Mary Had A Little Lamb

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