This is a proposed orthography that is meant to be used for writing of Bubi. It is now in a very early stage of development, so some changes may occur to it in the future as the creator see fit. For any questions please use the email link below.

Bubi
The Bubi alphabet/El alfabeto bubi

Devised by: Michael Fustumum (michaelpeterfustumum(at)gmail.com)
# Proposed letter Name IPA

1

A a

a

[a]

  aa   [aː]

2

B b

ba

[b]

3

C c

ca [c]

4

D d da [d]

5

E e

e

[e]

  ee   [eː]
6 Ɛ ɛ ɛ [ɛ]
  ɛɛ   [ɛː]

7

F f fa [f]

8

G g ga [ɡ]
9

H h

ha

[h]

10

I i

i

[i]

  ii   [iː]
11

J j

ja

[ɟ]

12

K k

ka

[k]

13 L l la [l]

14

M m

ma

[m]

15

N n

na

[n]

16 Ñ ñ ña [ɲ]
17 O o o [o]
  oo   [oː]
18 Ɔ ɔ ɔ [ɔ]
  ɔɔ   [ɔː]

19

P p pa [p]
20

R r

ra

[ɾ]

21 S s sa [s]

22

T t

ta

[t~ɾ]

23

U u wu [u]
  uu   [uː]
24 V v va [v]
25 W w wa [w]

26

Y y

ya

[j]

27 ʔ ʔ hamsa [ʔ]
There would not be letters q (ku), x (kis) and z (seta) which would be replaced by k, ks and s, respectively.

Text example
Acts 2:38

Ɛ Petɔrɔ ba hmmeria: «Soláelannɛ ɛ ibɛ, na lɛa bautisano alɛba lúe biʔo lɛ ilá ré Hesukristo, ká ɛ Ruppɛ alo ciaelé ɛ ibɛ biánɔ, éboa lúe lɔ tapelɔ ɔ Bɔɔé Bwèʔbwè Ɛlecíaeri kéanɔ.»

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