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|pronunciation = /mæne/
 
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|states = [[Mänea]]
 
|states = [[Mänea]]
|region        = all across Mänea, but especially in [[Mikomä]]
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|region        = all across Mänea, but especially in [[Mikomäne]]
 
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==Phonology==
 
==Phonology==
  
Mänean is characterized by a strange phonology with only two phonemic stops, a 'lateral rhotic', and the omnipresent /æ/.
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Mänean is characterized by a strange phonology with only two phonemic stops and the omnipresent /æ/.
  
  
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! style="width: 68px; " |Palatal
 
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<sup>1</sup>Often [ɺ]
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:15, 26 March 2020

Mänean
Classical Mänean, Mikomäne Mänean
Mäne
Pronunciation/mæne/
Regionall across Mänea, but especially in Mikomäne
Language family
Ngerupic
  • Mänean
Early forms:
Wa Ñi
CWS code

Mänean is a dialect continuum spoken in Mänea. This article will focus on the standard language (AKA Mikomäne Mänean).

Classification

History

Phonology

Mänean is characterized by a strange phonology with only two phonemic stops and the omnipresent /æ/.


Phonemes

Labial Coronal Palatal Velar/Glottal
Nasal m n ŋ
Plosive t k
Fricative f, v s, ð ʃ h, ɣ
Approximant w l j
Rhotic ɾ
Front Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open æ a

Phonotactics

Morphology and syntax

Vocabulary

Writing and literature