Re: Nuuchahnulth dictionary

From: John Hudson (
Date: Sun May 29 2005 - 19:00:49 CDT

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    Hans Aberg wrote:

    >> Nuuchahnulth is written in the Latin script, albeit with many
    >> diacritics and special letters.

    > Not entirely, it seems. Go to
    > and pick April 21, 2005 Edition
    > On page 14, there is are examples of test, including special symbols for
    > glottal stop and pharyngeal.

    This is what I meant by 'special letters'. The orthography is based on Americanist
    phonetics, and like many languages that extend the Latin script, it does so with
    phoneticist symbols.

    John Hudson

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