The Oromo orthography of Shaykh Bakri Saṗalō

@article{Hayward1981TheOO,
  title={The Oromo orthography of Shaykh Bakri Saṗalō},
  author={Richard J. Hayward and Mohammed Hassan},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1981},
  volume={44},
  pages={550 - 566}
}
The existence of a totally indigenous Oromo writing system is not something that is very widely known about among Éithiopisants, and our present description of this remarkable achievement is written in the belief that the subject has never before received attention. Remarkable achievements are generally the achievements of remarkable men, and before embarking on a consideration of the writing system itself, it has seemed only appropriate to devote the first section of this paper to a short… 
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