The Ndjuká syllabary was invented by Afaka Atumisi of eastern
Suriname in 1910. Afaka claimed that he was divinely inspired in his
- The glyphs of this syllabary are based on Latin and Arabic letters
and numerals, and on traditional African graphic symbols.
Used to write
Ndjuká or Aukan, an
English and Dutch-based creole spoken by about 25,000 people in Suriname
and French Guiana. Other names for this language include Okanisi,
Njuká, Ndyuka and Aukaans.
Download a Ndjuká font (TrueType format, 22K).
Writing in Ndyukatongo – a Creole Language in South America
http://www.maroons-suriname.com/Writing in Ndyukatongo.html
Information about the Aukan language