Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/db_connection.lib.php on line 46
Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


Strict Standards: Accessing static property Language::$DB_table_name as non static in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/language.lib.php on line 35

Strict Standards: Accessing static property Language::$DB_table_name as non static in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/db_object.lib.php on line 52

Strict Standards: Accessing static property Language::$DB_table_name as non static in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/db_object.lib.php on line 82

Language: Me’en

name:Me’en
ISO 639-3:mym
alternative names:Me’enite, Mekan, Mela, Men, Meqan, Mie’en, Mieken, Suro
classification:Nilo-Saharan, Satellite-Core, Core, Eastern Sudanic, Southern, Surmic, South, Southeast, Pastoral
alternative classification:
dialects:Banio, Bodi (Mela, Podi), Koruwo. Lexical similarity 65% with Chai and Tirma dialects of Suri, 30% with Murle
location:Central Kafa Region, Tishena in and around Bachuma, Bodi in lowlands to the south near Omo river
extinct:no
endangered:no
number of speakers:151,103 (2007 census, incl. 5,770 of Bodi dialect, 145,333 of Me’en dialect)
ethnic population:157,205 (2007 census, incl. 6,984 Bodi, 150,221 Me’en)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:unknown
orthography in use:yes
vernacular literature status:
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:
Morphology:
Syntax:
Discourse Studies:
Dictionary:in progress
Published Texts:
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Me%27en_language

Bibliography


Strict Standards: Accessing static property Source::$DB_table_name as non static in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/source.lib.php on line 34

Strict Standards: Accessing static property Source::$DB_table_name as non static in /home/content/33/10295233/html/langdb/libs/db_object.lib.php on line 82
Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Abbink 1992 b The Me?en of south-western Käfa: Material culture of an Ethiopian shifting - cultivator people 1992 Monograph English no no no no no no
Tsigie/Berhanu/Aberra/Yacob 1999 A Roadmap to the Extension of Ethiopic Writing System Standard Under Unicode and ISO-10646 1999 Article English no no no no no no
Bender 1971 The Languages of Ethiopia: A New Lexicostatistic Classification and Some Problems of Diffusion 1971 Article English no no no no no no
Cerulli 1956 Peoples of southwest Ethiopia and its borderland 1956 Monograph English no no no no no no
Conti Rossini 1913 a I Mekan o Suro nell'Ethiopia del sudovest e il suo linguaggio 1913 Article Italian no no no no no no
Conti Rossini 1925 a I Mekan o Suro dell'Ethiopia meridionale e il suo linguaggio 1925 Monograph Italian no no no no no no
Diehl/Will 2007 Me’en Language 2007 Lexicon Entry English no no no no no no
Diehl 2007 The Effect of a Floating Stress Feature with Certain Toneless Morphemes in Me’en 2007 Article English no no no no no no
Diehl 2000 Mid-Tone Phenomena in Me’en 2000 Article English yes no no no no no
Haberland 1966 Zur Sprache der Bodi, Mursi und Yidenič in Südwest-Äthiopien 1966 Article German no no no no no no
Muldrow 1976 Languages of the Maji Area 1976 Article English no no no no no no
Ricci 1972 Materiali per la lingua mekan 1972 Article Italian no no no no no no
Tippett 1970 Peoples of Southwest Ethiopia 1970 Monograph 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 1988 b The Validity and Unity of the “Southeast Surma” Language Grouping 1988 Article English no no 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 1998 Two Old Causative Affixes in Surmic Languages 1998 Article English no no no no no no
Will 1988 Me’en-English/English-Me’en Dictionary 1988 Book English no no no no yes no
Will 1989 Sketch of Me’en Grammar 1989 Article English no no no no no no
Will 1991 a Me’en: A Bodi-Tishena Dialect Comparison 1991 Article English no no no no no no
Will 1991 b More on Number in Me’en 1991 Unpublished Presentation English no no no no no no
Will 1991 c Attribution in Me’en 1991 Article English no no no no no no
Will 1993 a Adverbial Clauses and Topicalization in Me’en 1993 Article English no no no no no no
Will 1993 b Me’en Orthography Proposal 1993 Unpublished Presentation English yes no no no no no
Will 1993 c Me’en Phonology 1993 Article English yes no no no no no
Will 1998 The Me’en Verb System: Does Me’en Have Tenses? 1998 Article English no yes no no no no
Gebeyehu 1988 The Phonology of Bodi 1988 Thesis English yes no no no no no
Amha 1989 The Verb Morphology of Bodi 1989 Thesis English no yes no no no no
Will 1993 d Irregular Verbs in Me’en 1993 Off-print English no unknown no no unknown no
Yigezu 2004 A Regular Sound Change Within the Surmic Family: The Case of Phonological Merger 2004 Article English yes no no no no no
Diehl 2011 A Brief Grammar of the Me’en Language 2011 Book English no yes yes no no yes
Will 1991 d Word Formation in Me’en 1991 Unpublished manuscript English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Diehl 2001 Me’en Discourse Features 2001 Manuscript English no no no yes no yes

Copyright SIL Ethiopia 2014 All Rights Reserved