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Palauan Orthography

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Title: Palauan Orthography
Authors: Joseph, Lewis S.
Issue Date: Oct 1972
Publisher: Pacific and Asian Linguistics Institute, University of Hawaii
Abstract: The Palauan Orthography Committee met at Palau High School, Koror, Palau, from July 24 to August 2, 1972, to decide on standard rules for Palauan spelling. Members of the Palau community who participated on the Committee were Father Felix Yaoch, Francisco Morel, Huan Polloi, Timarong Siaior, Rengulbai Ngeburch, Santos Ngodrii, Hermana Remarui, Hubert Elechuus, Masa-Aki Emesiochl, Masaharu Tmodrang, and Sadang Nglraecherang. Professor Lewis Josephs and Dr. Helen Wilson, of the University of Hawaii Department of Linguistics and Pacific and Asian Linguistics Institute, served as consultants.
The results of the Orthography Committee's deliberations are summarized below. First, the spelling of Palauan consonants and vowels is discussed, and then various rules pertaining to the spelling of individual Palauan words are presented.
Pages/Duration: 18
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