The Sounds of East Cree

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Home page and Acknowledgements
  1. Methodology
  2. Orthography (introduction to East Cree writing systems)
    1. Guidelines for writing in the roman (alphabetic) writing system and the Rationale behind it
    2. Guidelines for writing in the syllabic writing system and the Rationale behind it(section under construction)
  3. The Sounds of East Cree
    1. Consonants
      1. P, T, K (plosives), plus a linguistic description of plosives
        1. Voicing
      2. CH (affricate)
      3. S, SH, H (fricatives) plus more about the H sounds
      4. M, N (nasals)
      5. W/U, Y/I (glides)
    2. Vowels, plus a linguistic description on hearing East Cree vowels and a discussion on vowel length
      1. Tense vowels (II, UU, AA)
      2. Lax vowels (I, U, A)
      3. Vowel combinations (AAU, etc.)
      4. Silent vowels and how to spell them plus a separate page describing Final U
      5. Vowel Listening Practice
    3. Consonant clusters
      1. Clusters beginning with S or SH
      2. Clusters beginning with H
      3. Clusters resulting from silent vowels
      4. Clusters consisting of a consonant plus W
    4. Accent and hearing accent
    5. A linguistic description of Syllabification