Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for Kalaallisut (ᑲᓛᐧᓕᓱᑦ)

This script is an adaptation of Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for the Kalaallisut (Greenlandic) language devised by Tristan an Arzhig. Most Inuit languages and dialects in Canada use a version of the CAS writing systems, and since Kalaallisut is phonologically and morphologically consistent with them, it makes sense to propose a way to use the syllabics for it.

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Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for Kalaallisut

Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for Kalaallisut

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Sample text in Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics for Kalaallisut

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓄᐧᖌᕐᐳᑦ ᓇᐧᒥᓃᕐᓯᐧᓈᐧᓱᓯᕹᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᐧᓯᒌᐧᒥᐧᓗ ᐊᑕᐧᕵᓇᐧᓱᓯᕹᕐᓗᑎᐧᓗ ᐱᓯᐧᓈᑎᑖᐧᕕᕹᕐᓗᑎᒃ᙮ ᓯᓚᕹᐧᓱᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᑕᕐᓂᐧᓗ ᓇᓗᐧᖋᐧᓱᓯᐊᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕐᓱᒑᐧᐳᑦ᙮ ᐃᐧᒥᐧᓄᐧᓗ ᐃᓕᐅᕐᐧᕕᒋᕹᑎᒌᐧᑕᕆᐊᕹᕋᓗᐊᕐᐳᑦ ᕹᑕᐧᖌᑎᒌᐧᑐᑦ ᐱᕹᑎᒌᐧᓂᕈᑉ ᐊᓂᕐᓵᕙᓂ᙮

Transliteration

Inuit tamarmik inunngorput nammineersinnaassuseqarlutik assigiimmillu ataqqinassuseqarlutillu pisinnaatitaaffeqarlutik. Silaqassusermik tarnillu nalunngissusianik pilersugaapput, imminnullu iliorfigeqatigiittariaqaraluarput qatanngutigiittut peqatigiinnerup anersaavani.

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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