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Mañi [MNY]
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Mañi
Mąñi
[mɑ̃́ɲi]*
Registered by protondonor on 18 January 2017
+ shared with: dendana, juan1997
Language type A priori
Place & SpeakersSpoken in: Quaxin XunOfficial
Species Human/humanoid
About Mañi  Wa Ñi descendant, which forms the classical language of the various Mañian peoples.

Descendents include:
  •  Hlung - polysynthetic, no tone, innovates plural and nominal tense, Mataco-Guaicuruan-inspired demonstrative system
  •  Ndxiixun - fusional, ditches gender, Chinantec-inspired tonal verbal system, CV only, ballistic syllables
  •  Awatese - polysynthetic, simplified 3-gender system, no tone, loads and loads of reduplication, pluractionality
  •  Yachiroese - simplified morphosyntax, CV syllables, Hiragana-inspired script
  •  Nichoh - under heavy construction, morphosyntax not at all decided yet but probably cursed


Contains a number of loans from  Xuni Substrate.
Sample of Mañi[view] Tinąŋg ąuñ exkowini ruchŗepani, tòniŗàch ŗali tuʼli ontaxkaʼzųmą pyaha "òeñyàhàʼuxni ŋòruyàļàaex."

The gumboot chiton's appearance has led some tidepoolers to fondly refer to it as the "wandering meatloaf".
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Latest vocabulary
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Sound samples in Mañi
Some sound samples of Mañi. Maximum of 6 shown. Click the links to see the full texts.
Ñųndòtumeʼ ŋòru ŋòru ñaxʼa nąmmąłà.
Man is a wolf to man.
Language family relationships
Language treeNgerupic
 ⤷  Oã' Ñi
  ⤷  Wa Ñi
   ⤷  Mañi
[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
ConsonantsBilabialDentalAlveolarPost-
Alveolar
RetroflexPalatalLabio-
velar
VelarGlottal
Nasal m   n     ɲ   ŋ  
Plosive p b   t d         k g ʔ
Fricative   ð   ʃ         h
Affricate       t͡ʃ          
Lateral approximant     l   ɭ        
Lateral fricative     ɬ            
Approximant         ɻ j w    
Flap     ɾ   ɽ        
Blends
VowelsFrontNear-
front
Near-
back
Back
Close i ì     u ù
Near-close   ɪ̃ ɪ̃̀ ʊ̃ ʊ̃̀  
Close-mid e è     o ò
Open a à     ɑ̃ ɑ̃̀
Orthography
Below is the orthography for Mañi. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
 MañiOrthography
Aa/a/Àà/à/Èè/è/Ìì/ì/Ññ/ɲ/Òò/ò/Ùù/ù/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/
Ee/e/ʼ/ʔ/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/Oo/o/
Pp/p/Rr/ɾ/Tt/t/TŁ tł/tɬ/Uu/u/Ww/w/Xx/ʃ/Yy/j/Zz/ð/Łł/ɬ/
Ŋŋ/ŋ/Ŗŗ/ɽ/Řř/ɻ/Ųų/ʊ̃/Ų̀ ų̀/ʊ̃̀/Ąą/ɑ̃/Ą̀ ą̀/ɑ̃̀/Įį/ɪ̃/Į̀ į̀/ɪ̃̀/Ļļ/ɭ/
✖ Unknown alphabetical order
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    Typological information for Mañi

    Unmarked evidentialIndirect/nonwitness
    Noun-noun possessionInserts a possessive pronoun
    Number of nominal casesOne case
    Primary word orderVSO
    Verb agreementSubject and object

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