ERIC Number: ED395489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Yup'ik Eskimo Orthography [and] Answer Guide to Yup'ik Eskimo Orthography.
Miyaoka, Osahito; Mather, Elsie
This text of Yup'ik (a southwestern Alaskan Eskimo language) orthography is intended for individuals wishing to read and write in Yup'ik as a first or second language. The first chapter gives details on the Yup'ik alphabet and contains a pronunciation exercise. Subsequent chapters present information, with exercises, on: vowels; double vowels and vowel clusters; stops; syllables; lengthening; gemination; apostrophe; fricatives; nasals, consonants (summarized); hyphen; apostrophe (summarized); and stress. Several review exercises are included. Contents are indexed. An answer key by other authors is presented in a separate volume. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alphabets, Morphology (Languages), Native Language Instruction, Phonology, Punctuation, Spelling, Stress (Phonology), Uncommonly Taught Languages, Written Language, Yupik
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Note: Separate "Answer Guide" presented by Steven Jacobson and Anna Jacobson.