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Traditionally, Oromo was written using Ge’ez script as used by Amharic. Policies and guidelines Contact us. Vowels cannot change without a break, either a consonant or oromirfa, between them.
The air about it is then forced out through a stricture somewhere along the vocal organ.
Leslau describes the pronunciation of of glottalized consonants as follows:. The glottalized consonants are cqxand ph. Three consonants cannot occur in a row in a word. This stricture is a the lips for [ ph ], at the teeth for [ x ], at the palate for [ c ], and at the velum for q. What breaks are used can differ with spelling preferences and dialects. To play audio files, click the word, not the speaker icon. This page was last edited on 31 Julyat Regardless, certain spelling rules can be observed that match speech patterns.
Spelling differences still occur, however, due to personal preferences and dialectal differences.
Dhchphshand ny count as single consonants though they are written as two letters. These can be described as explosive chktand p sounds, respectively.
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In pronouncing the glottalized consonants, the stream of air coming from the lungs is shut off by closure of the glottis. If you have trouble playing the files, see media help. An Dictionarh Reference Grammar. Inthe Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization formally adopted a modified Latin alphabet qubee as shown at the beginning of this chapter.
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A word in Oromo cannot begin or end with a double consonant. The apostrophe indicates that the vowels are produced independently and not as a diphthong. This qubee replaced the various other transliteration schemes of Oromo to Latin script and helped to standardize spelling of Oromo words.