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Layout of a traditional Manipuri house

This is a diagram of the layout of a traditional Meithei house adapted from Chaki-Sircar's 1981 work. This diagram describes traditional customs and includes the Manipuri words for areas of the house.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Image
System: The UNT Digital Library
Analytical notes on the Manipuri dative case marker (open access)

Analytical notes on the Manipuri dative case marker

Typed analytical notes on the various uses of the dative case marker -tÉ™ in Manipuri, including examples from original field notes, parallel English translations, and linguistic analysis in English. The dative marker is used to indicate indirect objects, possession, and spatial and temporal distinctions.
Date: 2005/2010?
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Retelling of the Pear Story: Harimohon transcript

Retelling of the Pear Story: Harimohon

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation where speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe it. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a recording of Harimohon Thounaojam’s retelling of the Pear Story.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Chainaron (open access)

Chainaron

Excerpt of the manuscript Chainaron in Manipuri using Bengali script with an English preface by N. Khelchadra Singh. The original manuscript dates to the 16th century BCE during the reign of Maharaja Mangyamba of Manipur.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance of Lai Haraoba pena ballads and dance captions transcript

Performance of Lai Haraoba pena ballads and dance

Video of a festival featuring dance and pena performances. Elders are shown assembling the pena. Pena cholom is where a group of pena balladeers play together organized by ranks where the highest ranking balladeer plays first, and so on. The structure and components of the pena are described. Other instruments similar to the pena are shown, like tingteila of the Tangkhuls, and Laa of Kabui (Rongmei). The final segment includes a voice-over in English describing spirituality and symbolism of pena culture in Manipur, and the Lai Haraoba celebration.
Date: 1999
Creator: Audio Visual Research Centre
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library