Wiktionary:About Kamassian

Kamassian is an extinct Uralic language, which was influenced highly by Turkic languages. There is no official alphabet for Kamassian, but three user made alphabets exist.

Alphabet 1

  • Cyrillic letter - UPA
  • и - i
  • е - е or ɛ (some books do not distinguish between e and ɛ using e for both sounds)
  • ǝ - ǝ IPA [e̽]
  • ӱ - ü
  • ӧ/ё -ӧ
  • ы - i̮ (IPA ɨ)
  • э - e̮
  • ө - ə̂
  • а - a and å
  • у - u
  • о - o
  • ӄ = k͔ or k͔'
  • ў = w / u with inverted breve below, or even β
  • й = j/i with inverted breve below
  • т = t
  • д = d
  • с = s
  • б = b
  • з = z
  • н = n
  • л =l or л
  • р = r
  • ь = '
  • х = h
  • ӽ = x
  • ф = f, ф.
  • ғ = γ
  • ӈ or ҥ = ŋ
  • ш = š
  • ж = ž
  • ´ = ( ʔ )
  • ҷ = dž
  • ԥ = aspirated P,
  • ҭ = aspirated T
  • қ = aspirated K
  • я = ja, jå, 'a, 'å
  • ю =ju, 'u
  • в = v

Used in an English-Kamassian dictionary and elsewhere.

Alphabet 2 Almost identical to alphabet 2, except for ɛ being rendered as э and no special letters for:қ, ҭ, ԥ and ӄ. Used in a Russian-Kamass dictionary

Alphabet 3 Used in the largest Russian-Kamass dictionary, differs from 1 and 2. Can be found here http://kamass.efenstor.net/