Re: gamma as a phonetic symbol

From: Eric Muller (emuller@adobe.com)
Date: Sat Sep 27 2008 - 15:59:11 CDT

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    Julian Bradfield wrote:
    >
    > There's a comment in the LATIN CAPITAL LETTER GAMMA saying that it's
    > "African", and latin gamma was proposed in the 30s as a letter to be
    > using in designing orthographies for African languages, but I can't
    > find off-hand a reference to a language that currently uses it.
    >

    Wikipedia lists Dinka and Ewe.
    The Eki letter database lists Dinka.
    It is currently found in the Dagbani, KabyiƩ and Dinka translations of
    the UDHR at http://unicode.org/udhr.

    Eric.



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