Amanab language

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Amanab
Region Amanab District, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
4,400  (2003)[1]
Border
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 amn
Glottolog aman1265[2]
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Amanab is a Papuan language spoken by 4,400 people in Amanab District, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea.

Phonology[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Front Back
High i u
Mid ɛ ɔ
Low ɑ

Consonants[edit]

Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop Voiceless p t k
Prenasalized ᵐb ⁿd ᵑɡ
Nasal m n
Fricative Voiceless ɸ s h
Voiced ɣ
Flap/Lateral ɾ~l
Approximant w j

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amanab at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Amanab". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Minch, Andrew (1992). "Amanab grammar essentials". In John R. Roberts. Namia and Amanab grammar essentials. Data Papers on Papua New Guinea Languages, 39. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics. pp. 99–173.