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Discussion on the Lamkang verb system in Imphal Manipur. captions transcript

Discussion on the Lamkang verb system in Imphal Manipur.

A lecture on verb system of Lamkang to the Lamkang and Manipuri speakers at the Manipur Language Department, Imphal. Attended by Prof. Yashwanta Singh, HoD Linguistics Department, Manipur University and various other professors from different colleges.
Date: August 8, 2018
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Conversation about traditonal stories and songs (open access)

Transcription: Conversation about traditonal stories and songs

Transcription of a discussion about and performance of a traditional Lamkang song. Recorded at Swamy Tholung's. David Peterson and Shobhana Chelliah were invited for lunch. At that event, elders were invited to come in talk for the recorder.
Date: February 2018
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Analytical notes on Lamkang orthography (open access)

Analytical notes on Lamkang orthography

Handwritten notes illustrating minimal pairs contrasting [tl] and [thl] by Daniel Tholung during his visit to UNT.
Date: January 18, 2018
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

A short History of the Lamkang by Shethon Sankhil Thamlakhuren

A short History of the Lamkang written by Shethon Sankhil, Professor at the United Chandel College booklet presented to Shobhana Chelliah during the visit to the Lamkangs in Chandel, Manipur, India.
Date: January 11, 2018
Creator: Burke, Mary
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

A Short History of the Lamkang by Sankhil Shethon

A booklet named a Short History of the Lamkang, written by Sankhil Shethon, dedicated to his late mother Leivon Tochek of Challong-Thamlapokpi village. A copy presented to Shobhana Chelliah during a visit to the Lamkangs in Chandel, Manipur, India.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Sankhil, Shethon
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Description of travel plans with modals (open access)

Transcription: Description of travel plans with modals

Transcription of Sumshot Khular discussing what it's like to travel to the USA with Daniel Tholung, Shobhana Chelliah, and Mary Burke. This conversation took place in Sumshot's living room on the January 11, 2018 in Thamlakhuren village, Chandel district, Manipur.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Elicitation of directional nouns (open access)

Transcription: Elicitation of directional nouns

Transcription of an elicitation session of how space is encoded in Lamkang. The sentences were based on those in an LTBA (Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area) article on Qiang languages that was under review at the time of elicitation.
Date: November 16, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Conversation with a Lamkang student at Phaaidaam village (open access)

Transcription: Conversation with a Lamkang student at Phaaidaam village

Transcription of a conversation between Beshot Khullar and a Lamkang student. Beshot interviews the student about her home life and family.
Date: September 26, 2017
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcript for Blessings from the Thei-chik-tboor tree by Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi (open access)

Transcript for Blessings from the Thei-chik-tboor tree by Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi

Transcription of Thei chik tboor tun ki suu txhat nah (Blessings from the Thei-chik-tboor tree) as told by Shekarnong Sankhil. A young man, abandoned by his elder brother at the behest of his wife, befriends a young woman. He gifts his prospective parents-in-law with precious items he took from the tiger he killed. The young woman proves herself fit to be his wife by being the only person not to slip on a mat spread out at harvest time.
Date: September 2, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about Ruunu and the Squirrel by Farngam Shilshi (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about Ruunu and the Squirrel by Farngam Shilshi

Transcription of a retelling of Ruunu leh theipaa paomin (The Story of Ruunuu and the Squirrel), as narrated by Farngam Shilshi. Ruunu collects figs in the forest and meets a squirrel, who asks for a ride in the fig basket. The squirrel eats all the figs, leaving only the skins, and Ruunu curses
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Lamkang Literature and Education Committee
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about She-frog and He-tiger (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about She-frog and He-tiger

Transcription of a retelling of Uitxok nuu le humpii paa paomin (the Story of She-frog and He-tiger), as narrated by Rengting Shilshi. Monkeys lead a tiger to a she-frog, who threatens to eat the tiger. The tiger proposes that the two of them race, and that the winner eat the other. The frog rides on the tiger's tail and jumps off at the end, beating the tiger. The tiger proposes that they vomit to see who has eaten more meat. The tiger asks how it is that the frog vomits tiger fur, and she claims it is from all the tigers she has eaten. Frightened, the tiger flees. The story is collected during the LLEC workshop at Mantripantha Village.
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Shilshi, Rengting & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about the Boy and the Tiger (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about the Boy and the Tiger

Transcription of a retelling of Buurling le humpii paa paomin (the Story of the Boy and the Tiger), as narrated by Kangten Shakhila. The elder brother's wife tells her husband to kill his younger brother. At first he just pretends to do so, and then he abandons his younger brother in a tree. There the younger brother meets a tiger who wants to eat fruit from the tree. The boy offers to feed the tiger but stabs him instead. [INCOMPLETE.]
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about Raapa by Suungnem Bunghon (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about Raapa by Suungnem Bunghon

Transcription of a retelling of Raapa paomin (the Story of Raapa), as narrated by Bunghon Suungnem. A tiger, angry at being duped by Koreng, eats him. Koreng's sisters vow to marry whoever kills the tiger, and the only one able to do it is Raapa. Jealous, the other men conspire to kill Raapa, but he survives two attempts and tricks them so that they drown. In the end Koreng's sisters kill Raapa.
Date: August 31, 2017
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex & Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about the Seven Sons (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about the Seven Sons

Transcription of a retelling of Chaa paa tkhiiu ki paomin (the Story of Seven Sons), as told by Angtoi Sankhil. A man is killed by a tiger, and as his six sons go to avenge him, he kills them too one by one. The mother is pregnant with a seventh son, who is able to foretell events while still in the womb. After the child learns how his father died, he goes to confront the tiger and his wife. He avoids the tiger's attempt to kill him, takes back his father's head from the tiger's possession, and vanquishes the tiger.
Date: August 31, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about Arthluuk and Raangchel (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about Arthluuk and Raangchel

Transcription of a retelling of Arthluuk le Raangchel paomin (the Story of Arthluuk and Raangchel), as told by Swamy Tholung Ksen. Two brothers Arthluk and Rangchel fell in love with the same girl, Sombel, who loved Rangchel. There were also a tiger and wildcat who were friends. The tiger asked the wildcat how to catch chickens. The wildcat fools him, and the tiger threatens to eat the wildcat.The wildcat tells the tiger to wait and he will catch a woman for him. He was not able to catch Sombel who was guarded by her dogs, so instead they perform magic on her, making her ill. The tiger turned into a human and offered to heal her in exchange for her hand in marriage. Reversing their spell, he healed her and took her away to a faraway place she had never been, and turned back into a tiger. Arthluk and Rangchel heard her cry of distress, and reported to her parents, who ask the villagers for help. Only Arthluk and Rangchel agreed to go after her. Sombel learned they were coming when she finds a leaf bearing the scent of the brothers. When they arrived, Sombel hid them from the tiger, …
Date: August 30, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Personal narrative about helping Japanese soldiers (open access)

Transcription: Personal narrative about helping Japanese soldiers

Transcription of Sumshot Khular recounting her mother Sankhil Thampol Khularnu 's story of giving eggs to some Japanese soldiers who showed up in her village of Charlong during World War II.
Date: August 28, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Discussion of Laa kthee (open access)

Transcription: Discussion of Laa kthee

Transcription of a discussion of traditional songs by Shetwor Dilbung and Bunghon Suungnem at a storytelling festival funded by the NSF project and organized and implemented by Rex Khullar and Harimohon Thounaojam. The speakers discuss the types of songs they would like to collect and archaic vocabulary used in songs. They also discuss the Totlaang festival in Phaidaam in 2008.
Date: August 27, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Traditional story about the Poor Boy and the Rich Boy Making Snares (open access)

Transcription: Traditional story about the Poor Boy and the Rich Boy Making Snares

Transcription of a retelling of Sraa nao le svang nao ktaang ktloo ki paomin (the Story of the Poor Boy and the Rich Boy Making Snares), as told by Belun Sankhil. One of several retellings of a traditional story where the rich hunter switches his quarry, a bird, with that of his poor hunting partner, absurdly claiming his trap up high in a tree had caught a deer. In this version it is the fox who parodies the rich hunter's reasoning by claiming he burnt his feet during a flood.
Date: August 27, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Elicitation of paradigm of 'give' (open access)

Transcription: Elicitation of paradigm of 'give'

Transcription of an elicitation session of the paradigm for the verb 'give'.
Date: August 25, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Reading of a blessing ritual called Smul Kpnaak (open access)

Transcription: Reading of a blessing ritual called Smul Kpnaak

Transcription of a blessing ritual called "Smul kpnaak" as performed by Sumshot Khular. This blessing is used by Lamkang elders to mark significant life events for younger couples. It can be performed for getting a blessing for good health, wealth, children, long life and any other blessings.
Date: August 19, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Retelling of Frog Where Are You? (open access)

Transcription: Retelling of Frog Where Are You?

Transcription of the story of Uitxok tva' thah ptih? (Frog, Where Are You?) as narrated by Sumshot Khular. She translated it from Lamkang to English.
Date: August 19, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P. & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Psalm 23 in Lamkang (open access)

Transcription: Psalm 23 in Lamkang

Transcription of Psalm 23 from the Book of Psalms from the Old Testament in Lamkang.
Date: August 18, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P. & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: The Prodigal Son (open access)

Transcription: The Prodigal Son

Transcription of a reading of the Story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-24) from the New Testament by Beshot Khullar. A landowner's second son demands his share of the inheritance before the father's death, goes off and squanders it, and returns to his father, who accepts his penitent son. The older brother, however, is upset at his father's acceptance of his returning brother.
Date: August 18, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Elicitation of optatives (open access)

Transcription: Elicitation of optatives

Transcription of an elicitation of optatives in Lamkang. The purpose of the elicitation was to investigate optative verb forms. All sentences are of the type "[X] should give a book to [Y]". Recorded from Lamkang speaker Sumshot Khular at UNT.
Date: August 10, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library