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ᓇᔅᑲᐱ ᐃᔪᐤ ᐃᔨᒧᐅᓐ ᒐᒋ ᒥᓯᓇᐃᒐᒡ

Naskapi Syllabic Chart

i
ii
u
uu
a
aa
wi
wii
 
 
wa
waa
 
w
pi
pii
pu
puu
pa
paa
 
p
 
pwaa
ti
tii
tu
tuu
ta
taa
 
t
 
twaa
ki
kii
ku
kuu
ka
kaa
 
k
 
kwaa
 
kw
chi
chii
chu
chuu
cha
chaa
 
ch
 
chwaa
mi
mii
mu
muu
ma
maa
 
m
 
mwaa
ni
nii
nu
nuu
na
naa
 
n
 
nwaa
si
sii
su
suu
sa
saa
 
s
 
swaa
yi
yii
yu
yuu
ya
yaa
 
y
 
ywaa

Other Symbols:

The symbols plus ᑈ ᑥ ᒂ or are often written as contractions, thus: ᔌ ᔍ ᔎ and . Final y may also be written as in: ᐱᒥᐟ pimiy 'oil'. is the symbol for Christ.

Although the following sounds do not exist in Naskapi, the characters are often used to spell proper names:

li
lii
lu
luu
la
laa
 
l
ri
rii
ru
ruu
ra
raa
 
r