Cayuga letters

Vowels

            i                       u

            e, ę                   o, ǫ

            a

Common vowel combinations

         ai, ae, aę, ao, aǫ, ea, ei, ęi, ęǫ ie, ię, iǫ, ia, oę, oi, ǫi

 

Vowel pronunciation markers or diacritics

Diacritic

Example

Name

´

é

acute accent (sometimes also called a stress marker, or stress point)

:

e:

lengthener

_

underlining (for vowels that are whispered)

 

 

Consonants

            t,d                    k,g       ˀ (glottal stop)

            s                                  h

            ts,j

            n

            r

            w         y