Wolof suppress script

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Sep 19 10:02:22 CEST 2010

On 19 Sep 2010, at 06:50, Peter Constable wrote:

> No comments? Perhaps a proposed change will evoke some comments:

I thought you were just fishing.


> The Latin-based orthography of Wolof in Senegal was set by government decrees between 1971 and 1985. The language institute "Centre de linguistique appliquée de Dakar" (CLAD) is widely acknowledged as an authority when it comes to spelling rules for Wolof. Wolof is most often written in this orthography, in which phonemes have a clear one-to-one correspondence to graphemes.
> (A traditional Arabic-based transcription of Wolof called Wolofal dates back to the pre-colonial period and is still used by many people.)

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