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Vita, Vasiliki and Pedro, Chelsea (2021) 'Preliminary orthographic design for Ramari Dongosaro.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics, 20. pp. 26-48.

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Abstract

This paper aims at providing a detailed account of a standardisation project currently underway for Ramari Dongosaro, or Sonsorolese (ISO 639-3: sov), an endangered language spoken by less than 400 speakers (Eberhard, Simons & Fennig 2021) in the Republic of Palau. The purpose of this paper is to function as a record of the project, providing a preliminary phonological analysis, along with recommendations for an alphabet for Sonsorolese and potential applications of it. Finally, with this paper, we aim to gain input and feedback from Micronesian languages specialists and linguists specialising in standardisation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Micronesia, Sonsorolese, community-based standardisation, phonology, phonetics, orthography
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics > Department of Linguistics
ISSN: 14730855
Copyright Statement: © 2021, the author.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00035589
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2021 12:17
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/35589

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