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Convert between Western Cree SRO and syllabics

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Cree SRO/Syllabics

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Python 3 library to convert between Western Cree standard Roman Orthography (SRO) to syllabics and back again!

Can be used for:

  • nêhiyawêwin/ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ/Cree Y-dialect
  • nīhithawīwin/ᓃᐦᐃᖬᐑᐏᐣ/Cree Th-dialect
  • nēhinawēwin/ᓀᐦᐃᓇᐍᐏᐣ/Cree N-dialect


Using pip:

pip install cree-sro-syllabics

Or, you can copy-paste or download into your own Python 3 project!


Visit the full documentation here! Wondering about words like "syllabics", "transliterator", or "orthography"? Visit the glossary!

Convert SRO to syllabics:

>>> from cree_sro_syllabics import sro2syllabics
>>> sro2syllabics('nêhiyawêwin')
>>> sro2syllabics('write nêhiyawêwin')
'write ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ'

Convert syllabics to SRO:

>>> from cree_sro_syllabics import syllabics2sro
>>> syllabics2sro('ᐊᒋᒧᓯᐢ')
>>> syllabics2sro(' → ᒪᐢᑫᑯᓯᕽ  ᑎᕒᐁᐩᓬ ')
' → maskêkosihk  tireyl '

See also

nêhiyawêwin syllabics


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