Re: gamma as a phonetic symbol

From: Eric Muller (
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


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