I have utilised the orthography favoured by teachers and
organisations associated with the Pitjantjatjara; my first
lessons in the language were taught by Nancy Sheppard,
previously of Ernabella who used this system (cf.Sheppard,1975) .
Pitjantjatjara uses seventeen consonants, and six vowels. The
plosives p, k, t and tj are unaspirated. The language has two
sounds indicated by r; a rolled r, symbolised as rr; and a
retroflexed r. I have not indicated these retroflexes in the
text, but...[Show more]
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