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Meainese
Meainichanen
[mɛinit͡ɕanɛn]*
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Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersMeainese is spoken in Kavina (Mghaser / Hainoealonia).
Species Human/humanoid
About Meainese Meainese is one of many tribal languages that is spoken in Kavina. It's part of the Haialonic language family and is one of six tribal languages spoken in the province of Mghaser (Magahasera) in Kavina. The language is spoken by the Meain people of central Mghaser.
Sample of Meainese[view] Laruvin.

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Latest vocabulary
umanăppasnwatermelon
heinorrosnstrawberry
yōnorrasnraspberry
Language family relationships
Language treeHaialonic
 ⤷ Hainoealonian
  ⤷ Haimelonian
   ⤷ Central Haimelonian
    ⤷  Meainese
 
Phonology
ConsonantsBilabialLabio-
dental
DentalAlveolarAlveolo-
palatal
PalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m     n       [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b     t d       k g  
Fricative   f v θ ð s z ɕ       h
Affricate         t͡ɕ d͡ʑ        
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant           j w    
Flap       ɾ          
  1. when 'n' is in the cluster of 'nd' in the middle of 'r' words, allophone of /n/
VowelsFrontNear-
front
CentralBack
Close i i:     u u:
Near-close   ɪ    
Close-mid       o o:
Mid     ə  
Open-mid ɛ ɛ:     ʌ
Open a a:      
Polyphthongs ɛi
Syllable StructureThe syllable structure in Meainese is normally (C)(V)(C)(V) but can also be (C)(C)(V)(C)(V) or (C)(V)(C)(C) with the accepted consonants clusters (st, rn, dh, th, nd, dr, pr, rd). The clusters (st, dh, th, pr, dr) can be used anywhere in the word, while the clusters (rd, rn, nd) can be used in the middle and at the end of the words.
OtherIn Meainese there are 10 consonants that can appear at the end of words, in between syllables, or can be doubled. The consonants are (d,g,k,l,m,n,p,r,s,t).
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Meainese. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MeaineseOrthography [edit]
Aa/a/Āā/a:/Ăă/ə/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ɕ/Dd/d/DH dh/ð/Ee/ɛ/Ēē/ɛ:/
EAI eai/ɛi/Ff/f/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Īī/i:/Ĭĭ/ɪ/Jj/d͡ʑ/Kk/k/
Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/Ōō/o:/Ŏŏ/ʌ/Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Ss/s/
SH sh/ɕ/Tt/t/TH th/θ/Uu/u/Ūū/u:/Vv/v/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/
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    Typological information for Meainese

    Morphological typologyAgglutinative
    Morphosyntactic alignmentNominative/Accusative
    Negation markingOther
    Number of nominal casesEight cases or more
    Primary word orderSOV

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