ISO 639 - New item approved - N'Ko

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Jun 9 06:49:23 CEST 2006

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> >Gwich'in should be changed to Gwichʼin, surely.
> Then this should be discussed here.  Please, list members, if you have
> a view on this, speak up within the next two weeks.

I agree with Michael.  This is an apostrophe letter, and "ch'" is a
trigraph for the Gwich'in ejective palato-alveolar stop.

> We should focus here on Richard's suggestion to have two Descriptions,
> one with the straight apostrophe and one with the curly one.  I don't
> agree and apparently Michael doesn't either.  Do we need to restart
> the two-week review period?

I'd say no, and two versions are not necessary.

And it was said that ever after, if any                 John Cowan
man looked in that Stone, unless he had a               cowan at
great strength of will to turn it to other
purpose, he saw only two aged hands withering
in flame.   --"The Pyre of Denethor" 

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