The South Corner of Time hopi navajo papago yaqui tribal literature

Acknowledgements Introduction
Hopi Literature
Navajo Literature
Papago Literature
Yaqui Literature
Native American Literature: Other Sources


Yaqui Alphabet
Felipe S. Molina

a   as in English father
e  

as in Spanish peso usually, but also
as "a" in English date

i  

as in English meet

o   o as in Spanish poco
u   u as in English moon
b  

as in Spanish adobe frequently, but also
as in Spanish baca

ch  

as in English church

d   d as in Spanish decir
f   f as in English foot
g  

as in English go, but varies to "w"
as in English word

h  

as in English hard

k   k as in English kick
l   l as in English led
m   m as in English met
n   n as in English nice
p   p as in Spanish pan
r   as in English rest
s   s as in English see
t   t as in Spanish tengo
w   w as in English word
y   y as in English yes
'  

the glottal stop, as in English in the hiatus between an apple

 

 

As printed in Larry Evers, ed. The South Corner of Time. Tucson, Ariz.: The University of Arizona Press, ©1980, p. 188.
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