Spelling Manual (Southern) – Syllablic Finals

Large syllabic symbols that sound like finals

There are some sounds for which no final exists. In this case a large syllabic without a dot has been used, but is not fully pronounced, much like the final .

  • ᓃᔓ
  • ᓂᔥᑐ
  • ᓂᔮᔪ

In a few number words a final ‘u’ sound may be heard, but there has been a decision not to write it. The ‘u’ sound can be clearly heard when a suffix is added to the number:

ᒥᑖᐦᑦ ᒥᑖᐦᐧᑖᐤ
ᐯᔭᑯᔖᑉ ᐯᔭᑯᔖᐧᐹᐤ
ᓃᔓᔖᑉ ᓃᔓᔖᐧᐹᐤ
ᓂᔥᑐᔖᑉ ᓂᔥᑐᔖᐧᐹᐤ
ᓀᐅᔖᑉ ᓀᐅᔖᐧᐹᐤ