Mbula Language

Mbula Language

Mbula (also known as Mangap-Mbula, Mangaaba, Mangaawa, Mangaava, Kaimanga) is an Austronesian language spoken by around 2,500 people on Umboi Island and Sakar Island in the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea. Its basic word order is subject–verb–object; it has a nominative–accusative case-marking strategy.

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Mbula Language - Morphology - Derivational Morphology
... The following types of derivation occur in Mbula compounding of nouns and verbs, creation of nouns by means other than compounding, derivational devices which alter the ... Compounding is not a very productive process in Mbula though is far more common in verbs than in nouns ...

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