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Manean [MQQ]
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Manean
mani
[mæni]
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
Species Human/humanoid
About Manean Mañic language spoken in  Manea.
See also:  Awatese  Mañi  Manean Kwang  West Manean

- no tone
- omnipresent /æ/ ⟨a⟩
-no singular/plural distinction
-pluractionality
-3 genders: inanimate, animate (non-human), human
-crazy verbs
-dialect cluster: this page describes the Komanyo/Standard variety
-see this article for more


kináŋastumádekrwodenoŋasnimáfedekrafra
fjenáwesánanitmáonanáxoŋnjorwodenoŋasni
máfedekrafrafjenáwesánanitmáonanáxoŋnjo
jefanáwes?

Kinąngastumądekrvodenongasnimąfedekrafrafyenąvesąnanit
mąonanąxongnyorvodenongasnimąfedekrafrafyenąvesąnanit
mąonanąxongnyoyefanąves?

ki-ną-ngas-tu-mą-dek-rv-o-de-no-ngas-ni-mą-fe-dek-raf~raf-ye-nąves-
ąnani-tmą-o-na-ną-xongny-o~
rvodenongasnimąfedekrafrafyenąvesąnanitmąonanąxongnyo-ye-fa-
nąves

INTERRInterrogative mood (mood)
asks questions
-HSYHearsay evidential (evidential)
'I have heard that...'
-CONDConditional (mood)
would
-3HThird person human (person)
humans (or possibly sentients)
-CAUSCausative (valency/mood)
cause an action to occur, force another argument to act
-OPTOptative (mood)
'wish, hope'
-woman-DEFDefinite
"the"
-RELRelative-ASSAssumptive (mood/evid)
assumed truth
-CONDConditional (mood)
would
-3IThird person inanimate (person)
it, not he/she/they
-CAUSCausative (valency/mood)
cause an action to occur, force another argument to act
-PASSPassive voice (valency)
be verb-ed
-OPTOptative (mood)
'wish, hope'
-wash~PLUPluractionality
multiple instances occur
-
PSTPast (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
-HABHabitual (aspect)
done often or out of habit
-cassava-3HThird person human (person)
humans (or possibly sentients)
.POSSGPossessed (case)
marks being owned
-DEFDefinite
"the"
-in-3IThird person inanimate (person)
it, not he/she/they
-river-DEFDefinite
"the"
~PLUPluractionality
multiple instances occur
-PSTPast (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
-NEGNegative (polarity)
not
-HABHabitual (aspect)
done often or out of habit

[kinɑŋæstumɑð̞eɡɾʋoð̞enoŋæsɲimɑɸeð̞eɡɾæɸɾæɸjenɑʋesɑɲæɲ
idmɑoɲænɑʃoŋɲjoɾʋoð̞enoŋæsɲimɑɸeð̞eɡɾæɸɾæɸjenɑʋesɑɲæɲ
idmɑoɲænɑʃoŋɲjojeɸænɑʋes]

'Did I hear that you would not have been making them want
to be the women who (assumedly) would have been wanting
to make their cassava be washed in the river?'



Sample of Manean[view] Ąneturaf ąnani ru nąna xongnyo.

A woman washes cassava in the river.
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Latest vocabulary
memengadjcool
memengadjclean
mvaviadjneat
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
RetroflexPalatalVelarGlottal
Nasal m     n       ŋ  
Plosive p     t       k  
Fricative ɸ   ð s ʃ       h
Lateral approximant       l          
Approximant   ʋ       ɻ j    
Flap       ɾ          
VowelsFrontBack
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Near-open æ  
Open   ɑ
Stress informationroot initial
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
/ɑ/
d
d
/ð/
e
e
/e/
f
f
/ɸ/
h
h
/h/
i
i
/i/
k
k
/k/
l
l
/l/
m
m
/m/
n
n
/n/
ŋ
ng
/ŋ/
o
o
/o/
p
p
/p/
r
r
/ɾ/
ř
ř
/ɻ/
s
s
/s/
t
t
/t/
u
u
/u/
w
v
/ʋ/
x
x
/ʃ/
j
y
/j/
✔ Shown in correct order
    Additional Notesin situations in which ⟨ą⟩ or ⟨ř⟩ are not available, one may use ⟨q⟩ and ⟨rr⟩ respectively
    Latest 8 related articles listed below.
    MANEAN GRAMMAR
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    30-Aug-21 09:59
    Typological information for Manean

    Animacy distinctionsThree distinctions
    Noun numbersNo numbers
    PluractionalityYes

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