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Ojibwe Alphabet

In the Ojibwe language, there are 26 letter symbols, which 19 of the English alphabet are used. These single letters are:
 
a, b, c, d, e, g, h, i, j, k, m, n, o, s, t, w, y, z.
 
The letters f, l, q, r, u, v, and x are omitted.
 
 

There are 7 vowels in the Ojibwe language:
 
a, aa, e, i, ii, o and oo.
 
There are 4 long vowels and three short vowels.
long vowels- aa, ii, oo, and e.
short vowels- a, i, and o.
 
There are 6 double letter symbols on the Ojibwe Alphabet, including the vowels:
 
aa, ch, ii, oo, sh and zh.
 
There is a global marker signified by the apostrohe mark '. The global stop takes place of a consanant.

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