Keyboard layout for Eastern Cree

Includes East Cree (Quebec), Moose Cree (Ontario)

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Notes:

  • To type the long-vowel dot, type the semicolon key (;) after the syllabic character: ᓈ is typed n-a-;
  • W-dotted syllabics can by typed two different ways (depending on the keyboardist’s preference).
    • Roman Orthography input: ᑶ is typed k-w-i.
    • Dot key (u): ᑶ is typed u-k-i.
  • The Moose Cree “sk” final ᔉ is typed with Shift-s or Shift-k.
  • The Moose Cree y-ring final is produced with Shift-y
  • The East Cree ᒄ final has a shortcut key (q). It can also be typed the usual way k-w or u-k. There is no corresponding shortcut for ᒽ, which is typed m-w or u-m.
  • The sh-series ᔐ ᔑ ᔓ ᔕ can be typed either with the x-key or by typing s-h
  • The th-series ᕞ ᕠ ᕤ ᕦ can be typed either with the f-key or by typing t-h
  • With the caps-lock key down, the keyboard reverts to a standard US-keyboard.

In the preceding notes, the hyphen is used to separate keystrokes: k-a is k followed by a, not k, -, a.