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Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


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Language: Majang

name:Majang
ISO 639-3:mpe
alternative names:jo, Ato Majang, Ato Majanger-Onk, Ato Majangerongk, Majanjiro, Masango, Masongo, Mejenger, Mesengo, Messengo, Mezhenger, Ojanjur, Tama
classification:Nilo-Saharan, Satellite-Core, Core, Eastern Sudanic, Southern, Surmic, North
alternative classification:
dialects:Minor dialect variation
location:Southwest Ethiopia, on boundary between SNNPR, Oromo and Gambela Regions
extinct:no
endangered:no
number of speakers:30,000 (Joswig 2018)
ethnic population:32,923 (2007 census, incl. 10,964 Messengo)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:no
orthography in use:Trial (in some schools in the Gambela Region)
vernacular literature status:
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:Vowels still unclear
Morphology:covered by Bender, some fields by Unseth
Syntax:not much yet
Discourse Studies:
Dictionary:in progress
Published Texts:
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majang_language

Bibliography


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Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Arensen/de Jong/Randal/Unseth 1997 Interrogatives in Surmic Languages and Greenberg’s Universals 1997 Article English no no no no no no
Bender 1983 a Majang Phonology and Morphology 1983 Article English yes yes no no no no
Bender 1983 b Nilo-Saharan Language Studies 1983 Collection of Articles English no no no no no no
Bender 1983 c Remnant Languages of Ethiopia and Sudan 1983 Article English no yes no no yes no
Cerulli 1948 Il linguaggio dei Masongo nell’Etiopia occidentale 1948 Article Italian yes yes no no no no
Yigezu 2006 The Phonetic Characterization of Implosives in Majang, a Northern Surmic Language 2006 Article English yes no no no no no
Unseth 1984 b Mutual Intelligibility Within Majang 1984 Article English no no no no no no
Unseth 1986 a Word Order Shift in Negative Sentences of Surma Languages 1986 Article English no no yes no no no
Unseth 1987 A Typological Anomaly in Some Surma Languages 1987 Article English no no no no no no
Unseth 1988 a Majang Nominal Plurals, with Comparative Notes 1988 Article English no yes no no no no
Unseth 1989 b An Initial Comparison and Reconstruction of Case Suffixes in Surmic Languages 1989 Article English no yes no no no no
Unseth 1990 b Consonant Sequences and Morphophonemics in Majang 1990 Article English yes no no no no no
Unseth 1992 The Four Forms of the Genitive Suffix in Majang 1992 Article English no yes no no no no
Unseth 1998 Two Old Causative Affixes in Surmic Languages 1998 Article English no no no no no no
Unseth 1989 a Sketch of Majang Syntax 1989 Article English no no yes no no no
Unseth 1991 b Verbal Negation in Majang 1991 Article English no yes yes no no no
Unseth 1986 b Reduplication in Majang 1986 Article English yes yes no no no no
Unseth 1986 c Majang Noun Plurals 1986 Article English no yes no no no no
Joswig 2009a The Vowels of Majang 2009 Article English yes no no no no no
Yigezu 2007 The Phonetics and Phonology of Majang Vowels: A Historical-Comparative Perspective 2007 Article English yes no no no no no
Joswig 2015 Syntactic Sensitivity and Preferred Clause Structure in Majang 2015 Proceedings English no yes yes no no no
Yigzaw 2014 Grammatical Description and Documentation of Majang 2014 Ph.D thesis English yes yes yes no no no
Joswig 2015b The Basics of Majang Tone 2015 Internet English yes yes no no no no
Joswig 2018 The Majang Language 2018 Ph.D. dissertation English yes yes yes yes yes yes

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