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Ranglong (ISO Code - rnl) is a Bodic language of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken in Tripura state in North-East India.

Source/ Investigator(s): Ganesh Baskaran, Monu Mohan Chakma, Ngurpuiithanga Halam
1Consonant InventoriesAverage : 19Phonology
2Vowel Quality InventoriesLarge : 6Phonology
3Consonant-Vowel RatioMedium Large : 3.16Phonology
4Voicing in Plosives and Fricatives In plosives- /tәr/ ‘old’/dәr/ ‘bell’, /piaŋ/ ‘birth’/biaŋ/ ‘cheeks’, Phonology
5Voicing and Gaps in Plosive Systems/g/ missing Phonology
6Uvular Consonants None Phonology
7Glottalized ConsonantsNo glottalized consonants Phonology
8Lateral Consonants/l/ and no lateral obstruents Phonology
9Vowel Nasalization AbsentPhonology
10Velar NasalVelar nasal, also initially: /ŋa/ ‘fish’ /ceŋpan/ ‘moss’ /tiduŋ/ ‘river’ Phonology
11Front Rounded Vowels NonePhonology
12Syllable structuremoderately complex syllablePhonology
13ToneHigh & Low /ruό/ ‘bamboo’ /ruὸ/ ‘rain’Phonology
14Common ConsonantsAll present: bilabials, fricatives, nasals Phonology
15Presence of Uncommon ConsonantsAbsentPhonology
16Fusion of Selected Inflectional FormativesExclusively concatenative Morphology
17Locus of Marking in Possessive Noun Phrases Possessor is dependent-marked Morphology
18Locus of Marking in the ClauseDependent marking Morphology
19Prefixing vs. Suffixing in Inflectional Morphology Weakly suffixing Morphology
20ReduplicationFull reduplication only: /hun hun/‘Sometimes’, Morphology
21Case Syncretism No syncretism Morphology
22 Comitatives and InstrumentalsIdentity: /-le/Morphology
23Number of GendersNo gender distinctionsNominal Categories
24Sex-based and Non-sex-based Gender SystemsNo gender system Nominal Categories
25Systems of Gender AssignmentNo gender Nominal Categories
26Coding of Nominal PluralityPlural suffix : /-ηai/ / -ni/Nominal Categories
27Indefinite PronounsMixed indefinitesNominal Categories
28Plurality in Independent Personal PronounsPerson-number affixes : kᴐi-ni ‘we’Nominal Categories
29Inclusive/Exclusive Distinction in Independent PronounsNo inclusive/exclusive Nominal Categories
30Distance Contrasts in DemonstrativesTwo-way contrast: remote/ proximate: /hiva/ ‘this’ /sᴐva/ ‘thatNominal Categories
31Third Person Pronouns and DemonstrativesUnrelatedNominal Categories
32Politeness Distinctions in PronounsNo politeness distinctionNominal Categories
33Indefinite PronounsGeneric-noun-based: /əlᴐma/ ‘all’, /əlᴐmpeia/‘everything’, /senkhat/‘someone’Nominal Categories
34Number of Cases7 cases Nominal Categories
35Position of Case AffixesCase suffixes Nominal Categories
36Ordinal NumeralsOne-th, two-th, three-th: /əŋkhat-na/ ‘first’, /ənni-na/ ‘second’Nominal Categories
37Perfective/Imperfective AspectGrammatical marking : /-sua/ suffixed for perfective, ǝ-in sua-zei 'slept'Verbal Categories
38 Past Tense absentVerbal Categories
39Future Tense/-ti/ affix of future: /ǝma Itanagar ata hᴐŋin-ti/ ‘She will come from Itanagar’Verbal Categories
40 PerfectOther perfectVerbal Categories
41Position of Tense-Aspect AffixesTense-aspect suffixes Verbal Categories
42The Prohibitive Normal imperative + special negative : /se-nɔ-rɔ/ Go-PROH-IMP ‘Don’t go!’Verbal Categories
43Order of Subject, Object and VerbSOV: /əma(S) bu(o) ə-nek(v)/ ‘He eat rice’Word Order
44Order of Subject and VerbSVWord Order
45Order of Object and VerbOVWord Order
46Order of Adposition and Noun PhrasePostpositionsWord Order
47Order of Adjective and NounNAdj : /naipǝsǝl ǝsǝ (Adj/ ‘good boy’ Word Order
48Order of Demonstrative and NounDemN: /hiva ui/ 'This dog' Word Order
49Order of Numeral and NounNoun-Numeral: /mᴐt(N) khat(Num)/ ‘One banana’Word Order
50Order of Relative Clause and NounRelative clause-Noun: /sua a-andiŋ pǝsǝl puso ka-parua/ ‘(The) boy who is standing there is my brother’Word Order
51Position of Interrogative Phrases in Content QuestionsNot initial interrogative phrase: /in dik-mɔ(Q) 'Is it okay?’Word Order
52 Negative Morphemes Negative affix /-mak/Simple Clauses
53Numeral BasesDecimalLexicon