Languages

Ma’anyan

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Introduction

Ma’anyan is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Central Kalimantan Province, Barito Selatan regency, Dusun Hilir, Karau Kuala, Dusun Selatan, Dusun Utara, Gunung Bintang Awai, Dusun Tengah, Awang, and Patangkep Tutui subdistricts. South Tamianglayang town area, Patai river watershed. .

Dialects

Dusun Balangan, Samihim (Buluh Kuning), Sihong (Siong). Related to Malagasy languages in Madagascar. Lexical similarity: 77% with Paku (See: Paku?), 75% with Dusun Witu (See: Duvle?).

The Ma’anyan Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteŋikit
to blowñiwut
to breathemi-hewuk
to burnnutuŋ
to buymidi
to chewme'empa, mempa
to choosepidi
to climbmamai
to comehawiʔ
to cooknandruk
to countnan-reken
to crynuŋkaw
to cut, hacknetik
to die, be deadmatey
to digŋadi
to dreamnganupi
to drinkŋoʔot
to eatkuman
to falllawuʔ
to fearaŋheʔey
to flowmareh
to flys-um-idiŋ
to growtumuʔ
to hearñandriŋey
to hidesadinaʔ
to hitnampar
to holdnegey
to huntmukaʔ
to killmanuʔ, munuʔ
to know, be knowledgeablekarasa
to laughkakihiʔ
to lie downmankadiŋ
to live, be alivebelum
to open, uncovernguka
to plantŋamule
to pound, beatmeweh
to sayŋeaw
to scratchikukut
to seeŋiniʔ
to sewikamit
to shootnimak
to sitmaharuŋ
to sleepmanreʔ
to sniff, smellñiuk
to spiti|rura
to splitnuhiʔ
to squeezemèât, nyejè
to stab, pierceñuduk
to standminri
to stealngalat
to suckumuʔ
to swellbakah
to swimkatamah
to thinkbafikir
to thrownawut
to tie up, fastennuruk
to turnmelok
to walktakia
to vomitnuaʔ
to workbagawi
to yawnhahayam

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