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

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) U+283B
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

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

See also