A Summary of the Orthographic Statement and Description of the new Muonyjang (Dinka) Script

Posted: December 15, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

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The new Muonyjang (Dinka) Script: A Summary of the Orthographic Statement and Description drawn from the forthcoming book, “Identity and Language” by Alëu Majɔk Alëu.

The New Muonyjang (Dinka) Script (PDF)

0. Introduction:

This summary (paper) is purposed to explain the ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions that may be asked about the new Muonyjang script well ahead of the publication of the book, ‘Identity and Language’, from which it was derived. In it the author explains why we need a new script – not just any script but that which will be native only to the Muonyjang language in particular and South Sudanese languages at large. He also explains how the script characters were created and can be written – the orthographic statement and orthographic description respectively.

With this paper, therefore, the author discloses to other writers/experts – who may be exerting efforts in the development of the Muonyjang…

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