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Manean
Mani
[mæɲi]*
Registered by Josué on 4 January 2020
+ shared with: Awato-Mänean Languages
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken by a population of around 22,500,000 in: ManeaOfficial AwatingMinority
Species Human/humanoid
About Manean Mañic language spoken in  Manea.
See also:  Awatese  Mañi  Hlao  West Manean  PNML.

- no tone
- omnipresent /æ/ ⟨a⟩
-no singular/plural distinction
-pluractionality
-3 genders: inanimate, animate (non-human), human
-crazy verbs
-see this article for more


kináŋasrimáturwodetonirafánanitmánánaxoŋnjorwodetonirafánanitmánánaxoŋnjojefa
kinąngasrimąturvodetonirafąnanitmąnąnaxongnyorvodetonirafąnanitmąnąnaxongnyoyefa

[kinaŋæsrimadurʋoð̞edoɲiræɸaɲæɲidmanaɲæʃoŋɲjorʋoð̞edoɲiræɸaɲæɲidmanaɲæʃoŋɲjojeɸæ]
INTERRInterrogative mood (mood)
asks questions
-HSYHearsay evidential (evidential)
'I have heard that...'
-CONDConditional (mood)
would
-2Second person (person)
addressee (you)
.SUBSubject (argument)-CAUSCausative (valency/mood)
cause an action to occur, force another argument to act
-3HThird person human (person)
humans (or possibly sentients)
.OBJObject (argument)-woman-DEFDefinite
"the"
-RELRelative-3HThird person human (person)
humans (or possibly sentients)
.SUBSubject (argument)-3IThird person inanimate (person)
it, not he/she/they
.OBJObject (argument)-wash-cassava-3HThird person human (person)
humans (or possibly sentients)
.POSSPossessive (case)
owns, has
-in-3IThird person inanimate (person)
it, not he/she/they
-river-DEFDefinite
"the"
-REDUPReduplication
full or partial reduplication of a word, stem, root, or morpheme
-PSTPast (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
-NEGNegative (polarity)
not

'Did I hear that you would not have made them be the women who wash their cassava in the river?'



Sample of Manean[view] Neturaf ąnani ra nąna xongnyo.

A woman washes cassava in the river.
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Latest vocabulary
mafitvnot die
mafitncockroach
ąmařisancinnamon
Language family relationships
Language treeNgerupic
 ⤷  Oã' Ñi
  ⤷  Wa Ñi
   ⤷  Mañi
    ⤷ Awato-Mänean Languages
     ⤷  Manean
[view] About NgerupicA large language family from the northern Big Continent of the Aay world / from former Sharkunen in Sahar.
Named for Wa Ñi ŋèrup(a) 'people'.
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
PalatalVelarUvularGlottal
Nasal m     n   [ɲ]1 ŋ    
Plosive p [b]2     t [d]3     k [g]4    
Fricative ɸ   ð̞ s ʃ     ʁ̞5 h
Lateral approximant       l   [ʎ]6      
Approximant   ʋ       j      
Trill       r          
  1. allophone of /n/
  2. allophone of /p/
  3. allophone of /t/
  4. allophone of /k/
  5. [ɻ] in most dialects but Standard Komanyo Manean
  6. allophone of /l/
VowelsFrontCentralBack
Close i   u
Close-mid e   o
Near-open æ    
Open   ä  
Stress informationInitial (secondary stress on penultimate)
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Manean. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 ManeanOrthography
a
a
/æ/
á
ą
/ä/
d
d
/ð̞/
e
e
/e/
f
f
/ɸ/
h
h
/h/
i
i
/i/
k
k
/k/, [g]
l
l
/l/, [ʎ]
m
m
/m/
n
n
/n/, [ɲ]
ŋ
ng
/ŋ/
o
o
/o/
p
p
/p/, [b]
r
r
/r/
ř
ř
/ʁ̞/1
s
s
/s/
t
t
/t/, [d]
u
u
/u/
w
v
/ʋ/
x
x
/ʃ/
j
y
/j/
✔ Shown in correct order
  1. [ɻ] in most dialects but Standard Komanyo Manean
Additional Notesin situations in which ⟨ą⟩ or ⟨ř⟩ are not available, one may use ⟨q⟩ and ⟨g⟩ respectively
Latest 8 related articles listed below.
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With Proto-Awato-Manean sound changes included
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Manean Culture, History, and Politics
what it says
18-Feb-21 16:18
Typological information for Manean

Animacy distinctionsThree distinctions
Noun numbersNo numbers
PluractionalityYes

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