Maakpauean languages

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Maakpauean
Geographic
distribution:
Mahavia
Linguistic classification:One of the world's primary language families
Proto-language:Proto-Makpauwean
Subdivisions:
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The Maakpauean languages are a small group of related languages spoken in Mahavia which are unrelated to East Mirarian languages. The most widely-spoken language is the Achiyitqan language, a dialect continuum of which the standardized form is the official language in Achiyitqana. Other extant daughters include Patapewan and Kichiyiquen.

The family is typified by polysynthetic, nominative-accusative languages that feature nominal animacy classes.