Writing differences between Corsican and Gallurese

Here are some writing differences between Corsican and Sardinian gallurese, that result from historical writing habits. These writing differences prevail, even when the words are the same:

  • ghj is replaced by gghj: acciaghju (corsu), acciagghju (gallurese) , steel
  • chj is replaced by cchj: finochju (corsu), finocchju (gallurese), fennel
  • tonic accent is marked systematically in gallurese whereas it is not compulsory in Corsican: apostulu (Corsican), apòstulu (gallurese), apostle
  • cc is prefered in Gallurese language instead of cq in Corsican: acquistu (corsu), accuistu (gallurese), purchase
  • dd in Corsican taravese or sartinese is replaced with ddh in Gallurese: beddu bedda beddi (corsu), beddhu beddha beddhi (gallurese), beautiful
  • final è in Corsican is replaced with é in Gallurese: sapè (corsu), sapé (gallurese), know
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