Skolt Sami uses the ISO basic Latin alphabet with the addition of some special characters:
|А а||Â â||B b||C c||Č č||Ʒ ʒ||Ǯ ǯ||D d|
|Đ đ||E e||F f||G g||Ǧ ǧ||Ǥ ǥ||H h||I i|
|J j||K k||Ǩ ǩ||L l||M m||N n||Ŋ ŋ||O o|
|Õ õ||P p||R r||S s||Š š||T t||U u||V v|
|Z z||Ž ž||Å å||Ä ä||ˊ|
The letters Q/q, W/w, X/x, Y/y and Ö/ö are also used, although only in foreign words or loans.
The caron marks postalveolars (Š, Ž, Č, Ǯ ) and palatal sounds (Ǧ and Ǩ ). The letters Đ and Ǥ mark fricatives, . The letters Ʒ and Ǯ mark voiced affricates. Skolt Sami has a separate glyph, Ŋ, for the velar nasal ("eng"). Additionally, suprasegmental palatalization is marked by a free-standing acute accent (´) added after the vowel.
A short period of voicelessness or h, known as preaspiration, before geminate consonants is observed, but this is not marked, e.g., joˊkke ‘to the river’ is pronounced . The epenthetic vowels are not phonemic or syllabic, and are thus not marked, e.g., mieˊll ‘sandbank’ cf. mielle ‘to the mind’.
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