Spelling East Cree (Southern) – Syllablic Finals

and at the end of a word

Only a small number of words end in ; most words end in .

ᐧᒫ
ᑯᑕ ᒥᓂᔥᑎ
ᐃᔥᑯᑕ ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᑕ
ᓂᔅ ᒪᔅᒉ
ᑯᐯ ᐧᐄᓂᐯ
ᐅᓃᔥ ᐧᐄᓂᔥ
ᓅᓭᔅ ᒥᔮᓂ
ᐁ ᔕᐧᐁᔨᒪ ᐧᐋᓭᓂᐦᑖᑲᓈᐱᔅ
ᓲᐦ ᒥᓂᐦᐄ
ᐹᓂᑮ
ᒎᐁᔅ ᒋᔮᔥ
ᐅᔅᒋᔅ ᐅᔅᒋᔅᒋᐸ and many more

You must pay attention to and at the end of verbs.

ᑳ ᑲᓇᐧᐁᔨᐦᑕᐦ ᑳ ᑲᓇᐧᐁᔨᐦᑕᒣ
ᑳ ᐅᑖᒪᐦᐊᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑖᒪᐦᐊᒣ

For most words ending in be careful to write ᐱ, ᑎ, ᔑ, ᓂ and not ᐳ, ᑐ, ᔓ, ᓄ before final .

Write… Not…
ᒥᔥᑎᒄ ᒥᔥᑐᒄ
ᒋᓀᐱᒄ ᒋᓀᐳᒄ
ᔑᒄ ᒌᔓᒄ
ᐅᔥᒌᔑᒄ ᐅᔥᒌᔓᒄ
ᐄᔮᐦᑎᒄ / ᐄᓈᐦᑎᒄ ᐄᔮᐦᑐᒄ / ᐄᓈᐦᑐᒄ
ᒥᓂᔥᑎᒄ ᒥᓂᔥᑐᒄ
ᔒᐹᔮᐦᑎᒄ ᔒᐹᔮᐦᑐᒄ
ᔒᐹᔥᑎᒄ ᔒᐹᔥᑐᒄ

Certain words, however, use , instead of in the Southern dialect.

Southern Northern
ᑳᒋᒉᐸᒄ ᑳᒑᐱᒄ
ᐧᐄᓯᒋᐸᒄ ᐧᐄᓯᒋᐱᒄ
ᐅᔅᒋᔅᒋᐸᒄ ᐅᔅᒋᔅᒋᐱᒄ
ᒦᐦᐄᐧᐁᐸᒄ
ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᑕᒄ ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᑎᒄ
ᐹᐦᑯᐦᑕᒄ ᐹᐦᑯᐦᑎᒄ
ᓇᐸᒋᐦᑕᒄ ᓇᐸᒋᐦᑎᒄ

See also: Spelling East Cree – Northern Dialect – and at the end of a word