Notes on Manipuri Language

Scope and Content

Collection of manuscripts on the language Manipuri by William Pettigrew, Yumjao Singh and Mrs Ethel A Pettigrew. A letter from Roland B Dixon (1875-1934) an American cultural anthropologist, the letter mentions work of William Pettigrew and a copy of Rules and Regulations of The Asiatic Society of Bengal.


These papers were found in no particular order and are listed systematically in the following order:

  • Study made of 133 words in 29 different dialects to compare to the Archaic and Modern Manipuri
  • The Original notes on the Archaic Manipuri language
  • Archaic Manipuri Monograph by Yumjao Singh
  • Arrangement of the material collected on Archaic Manipuri by Mrs Ethel A Pettigrew

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