Manumanaw Karen

Manumanaw is a Central Karen languages. It is spoken by about 10,000 people in the southwest of Kayah State in eastern Myanmar, particularly in the townships of Bawlakhe, Loikaw, Phruso and Demawso, and in the village of Naa Phe

Manumanaw Karen is also known as Manumanaw, Monumanaw, Kayah Monu, Manu or Manson.

Manumanaw is written with the Latin alphabet. There are several different spelling systems developed by missionaries. It can also be written with the Burmese alphabet.

Latin alphabet for Manumanaw

Latin alphabet for Manumanaw


Download an alphabet chart for Manumanaw (Excel)

Details of the Manumanaw alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel

Sample video


Information about Manumanaw Karen

Karenic languages

Eastern Pwo Karen, Manumanaw Karen, Northern Pwo, Pa'O, Red Karen (Kayah Li), S'gaw Karen, Western Pwo

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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