Dictionary of the Lepcha-language

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Unger Brothers , Berlin
Statementcompiled by G. B. Mainwaring ; revised and completed by Albert Grünwedel.
ContributionsGrünwedel, Albert, 1856-1935.
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Open LibraryOL18216530M

This highly readable book is Dictionary of the Lepcha-language book first comprehensive reference grammar of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. This grammar explains the structure of the language, its sound system and salient features, and includes a lexicon and cultural history.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mainwaring, George Byres, Dictionary of the Lepcha language. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak. Dictionary of the Lepcha-language. Berlin, Printed by Unger Bros., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G B Mainwaring; Albert Grünwedel.

The Lepcha - English Language Encyclopedic Dictionary / Complied by K.P. Tamsang, The Lepcha Association / Huge Book to preserve the language of the Lepcha people /// This is a great Christian product sourced from BIML - Bible In My Language.

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Dictionary of the Lepcha-language Albert Grünwedel Full view - Dictionary of the Lepcha-Language George Byres Mainwaring No preview available - Dictionary of the Lepcha-Language George Byres Mainwaring No. This Lepcha-English dictionary has been compiled by G.

mainwaring and revised and completed by Albert Grundwedel. The dictionary. which was edited by H. Kuloy was first published in and this is the reprinted edition from The hidden paradise Lepcha language that is spoken by the children of God.

The original homeland of the Lepcha people was referred to as the ‘hidden paradise’ or ‘the land of eternal purity’. The Lepcha’s are the aboriginal inhabitants of Sikkim.

Lepcha is a non-tonal Tibeto-Burman language that is spoken in West Bengal India.

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Full text of "Dictionary of the Lepcha-language" See other formats. Dictionary Of The Lepcha-Language () by George Byres Mainwaring,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

Lepcha has no descendants or varieties listed in Wiktionary's language data modules. Category:lep:All topics: Lepcha terms organized by topic, such as "Family" or "Chemistry".; Category:Terms derived from Lepcha: Categories with terms derived from Lepcha in various specific ors: Proto-Sino-Tibetan, Proto-Tibeto-Burman.

The Lepcha script (also known as "róng") is a syllabic script featuring a variety of special marks and genealogy is unclear. Early Lepcha manuscripts were written vertically, a sign of Chinese influence. Prior to the development of the Lepcha script, Lepcha literary works were composed in the Tibetan script.

Lepcha language is romanized according to varying schemes, the Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-BurmanLepcha. TY - BOOK AU - Mainwaring, George Byres PY - DA - // TI - Dictionary of the Lepcha language PB - Unger Bros CY - Berlin ID - Mainwaring ER.

The Lepcha language is a tribal language of the indigenous tribes of West Bengal and Sikkim. Hope this new dictionary will help those for whom it has been meticulously prepared. **Sample Pages**. Heleen Plaisier defended her Ph.D. in Leiden in She published a descriptive catalogue of the extensive collection of old Lepcha manuscripts at Leiden in and is currently working on a critical edition of an unpublished late nineteenth-century Lepcha : Heleen Plaisier.

The Lepcha language has been shrouded in a veil of tantalising mystique ever since Colonel George Mainwaring in the s disseminated the myth that Lepcha was the most perfect of tongues and represented the primordial language of men and fairies. The present book is the first ever comprehensive reference grammar of this language, spoken by the indigenous tribal people of Darjeeling, Sikkim 5/5(1).

Sino-Tibetan Etymological Dictionary and Thesaurus Project (STEDT), Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

oai: ONLINE A Grammar of the Róng (Lepcha) Language. Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Dictionary of the Lepcha-Language ().

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Si myan s. Dictionary of the Lepcha-Language () by George Byres Mainwaring. punishment chastisment, fam-zar to vb. to amend, to correct, to punish, zo t. fo place out rice to dry Tbr. (lit. "to improve").

zar 3. see zur. zal vb. to be diminutive, not to have arrived at maturity (plants. 5 George Byres Mainwaring, A Grammar of the Rong (Lepcha) Language as it Exists in the Dorjeling and ; 6 Van Driem, Languages of the Himalayas, pp. ; 5 It has been suggested that there was a literary tradition amongst the Lepcha before the arrival of Buddhism, and that Lepcha texts were destroyed by Tibetan Buddhist monks in the seventeenth century.

5 These suggestions are not Author: Heleen Plaisier. Mainwaring was an expert in Lepcha language and originally the dictionary was drafted in Lepcha script but due to some reservation of British government, the book ultimately lost its basic essence and was published in the format where “Lepcha words were given in Lepcha-character, transcribed into Roman and rendered into English, they were.

Lepcha language was in extensive use in Kalimpong area till the end of 19thc. Mainwaring () [13] also mentions that Lepcha was the language for the entire Sikkim.

The Tibetans, the Bhutias and other immigrants used to communicate in the Lepcha language. Lepcha language, or Róng language (Lepcha: ᰛᰩᰵ་ᰛᰧᰶᰵ; Róng ríng), is a Himalayish language spoken by the Lepcha people in Sikkim and parts of West Bengal, Nepal and Bhutan. Berlin: Unger Brothers, XVI, p.

Revised and completed by Albert Grünwedel. In presenting to the public the Lepcha-English dictionary of the late General G. Mainwaring, it is incumbent on me to explain the state of the manuscripts he left behind and the part which the editor has.

About the Book In the context of the current position of the languages of North-East India, where many languages are found to be marginalized, a detailed enquiry regarding the social dynamics of language maintenance and shift was felt essential especially in case of a tribal language like Lepcha.

It has been studied by different scholars from different points of view starting from till. D - A Grammar of the Róng (Lepcha) Language by G. Mainwaring, D - A Grammar of Lepcha by H.

Plaisir, Limba D - Limbu: A Sketch of an Endangered Language by D. McCloy & Pr. Miyashita, Lingala E - Vocabulaire Lingala Classifié by S. Kaji, (no. Several dictionaries of the Lepcha language have been compiled (CemjongGrünwedel a, Kumar ).

Khárpú Támsáng’s magnificent Lepcha English Encyclopedic Dictionary, published inis indispensible to anyone working on Lepcha. Ina Lepcha Hindi English Dictionary was compiled by Dóngtshen Luksóm. InFile Size: KB.

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