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Mahanan
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The word "Mahanan" written in Ghobaran script.
Native to Mahana
RegionOrient
Native speakers
c. 30 million+ (2012)
Early form
Standard forms
Common Mahanan
Dialects
Ghobari
Official status
Official language in
 Mahana
 Kotowari
Regulated byMahan Academny
Language codes
ISO 639-1ma
ISO 639-2mah
ISO 639-3mah
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A map of the major Mahanan speaking areas in Central Orient.
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Mahanan is a Europan language part of the Oriental-Thalassan group, part of the Tseiamit sub-group. The language is the officially spoken language in Mahana, with an estimated 28 million native speakers. It is the official language and lingua franca of Mahana as well as an official language in Kotowari. It is also recognised as a regionally spoken language in both Namdatka and Mekabiri. It is spoken throughout Mahana, even within smaller ethnic groups with sub-languages, as well as by around a quarter of the population of Namdatka. It is also spoken in Delamaria by the Delamarian Army Durkha as well as by the rest of the Mahanan diaspora around the wurld.

The origins of the language originate from the Sikron Valley in southern Mahana.

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History

Copper Inscription in the old Khaddic form of Mahanan.

Literature

Geographical Distribution

Dialects

Phonology

Vowels

Monophtongs

Mahanan vowel phonemes
Front Central Back
Close i ĩ u ũ
Close-mid e o
Open-mid ʌ ʌ̃
Open a ã

Diphthongs

Consonants

Mahanan consonant vowels
Bilabial Dental Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m ⟨म⟩ n ⟨न/ञ⟩ (ɳ ⟨ण⟩) ŋ ⟨ङ⟩
Plosive/
Affricate
voiceless unaspirated p ⟨प⟩ t ⟨त⟩ t͡s ⟨च⟩ ʈ ⟨ट⟩ k ⟨क⟩
aspirated ⟨फ⟩ ⟨थ⟩ t͡sʰ ⟨छ⟩ ʈʰ ⟨ठ⟩ ⟨ख⟩
voiced unaspirated b ⟨ब⟩ d ⟨द⟩ d͡z ⟨ज⟩ ɖ ⟨ड⟩ ɡ ⟨ग⟩
aspirated ⟨भ⟩ ⟨ध⟩ d͡zʱDevanagari jh old.svg/झ⟩ ɖʱ ⟨ढ⟩ ɡʱ ⟨घ⟩
Fricative s ⟨श/ष/स⟩ ɦ ⟨ह⟩
Rhotic r ⟨र⟩
Approximant (w ⟨व⟩) l ⟨ल⟩ (j ⟨य⟩)

Writing System

References