Iñupiaq Braille

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Iñupiaq Braille
Type
alphabet
Languages Inupiat
Parent systems
Braille
  • Iñupiaq Braille
Print basis
Iñupiaq alphabet

Iñupiaq Braille is a braille alphabet of the Inupiat language maintained by the Alaskan Department of Education.[1]

Chart[edit]

The print digraphs ch and sh are digraphs in braille as well. The alphabet is,

⠁ (braille pattern dots-1)
a
⠉ (braille pattern dots-14) ⠓ (braille pattern dots-125)
ch
⠛ (braille pattern dots-1245)
g
⠾ (braille pattern dots-23456)
ġ
⠓ (braille pattern dots-125)
h
⠊ (braille pattern dots-24)
i
⠅ (braille pattern dots-13)
k
⠬ (braille pattern dots-346)
⠇ (braille pattern dots-123)
l
⠷ (braille pattern dots-12356)
⠹ (braille pattern dots-1456)
ł
⠯ (braille pattern dots-12346)
ł̣
⠍ (braille pattern dots-134)
m
⠝ (braille pattern dots-1345)
n
⠻ (braille pattern dots-12456)
ñ
⠫ (braille pattern dots-1246)
ŋ
⠏ (braille pattern dots-1234)
p
⠟ (braille pattern dots-12345)
q
⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235)
r
⠎ (braille pattern dots-234)
s
⠎ (braille pattern dots-234) ⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235)
sr
⠞ (braille pattern dots-2345)
t
⠳ (braille pattern dots-1256)
⠥ (braille pattern dots-136)
u
⠧ (braille pattern dots-1236)
v
⠽ (braille pattern dots-13456)
y

for ñ is from Spanish Braille. Ŋ and are the mirror-image of n and t. Ł is from English Braille th, the English sound which is closest to it. and are only found in older texts. Punctuation is the same as in English Braille.

References[edit]

  1. ^ UNESCO (2013) World Braille Usage, 3rd edition.