Kuloonay Orthography

Date:
2012
Date Created:
2011
Extent:
21 pages
Description:
This is a description of the agreed rules of Karon orthography, intended for a non-academic audience.
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
Introduction 1 Contents 2 A. Fundamental principles of the alphabet 3 B. The letters of the Kuloonay alphabet 4 B.1 Kuloonay vowels 5 B.1.1 Light and heavy vowels 5 B.1.2 The short vowels: a, á, e, é, i, í, o, ó, u, ú 6 B.1.3 The long vowels: aa, áa, ee, ée, ii, íi, oo, óo, uu, úu 8 B.1.4 Two consecutive vowels 9 B.2 Kuloonay consonants 9 B.2.1 Consonant combinations 10 C. Word breaks 11 C.1 Some rules of thumb 11 C.2 Some common mistakes 13 D. Punctuation 15 D.1 Capitals and lowercase 15 D.2 Contraction of niŋ 15 E. Exercises 18
Country:
Gambia
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
Spelling
Nature of Work:
Relation Text:
Andika SEB font
Entry Number:
48087