Batch First edition in published in an Asiatic Society of Bengal journal number Flanns and George Campbell Batch Kurukh Grammar by Reverend F. Haan

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Batch First edition in published in an Asiatic Society of Bengal journal number Flanns and George Campbell Batch Kurukh Grammar by Reverend F. Haan Kurukh Sahiya by Aihladh Tirkey Mikahail Tigga Kurukh Katha Billi Vyakaran by P. Becks Kurukh Phonetic Reader by Dr. Francis Ekka The lists of various Kurukh Dictionaries are also given to make it easier to learn the language.

Kurukh English Dictionary by Reverend F. Oraon Dictionary by Reverend T. An Oraon Dictionary by Reverand A. Greenguard An Oraon Dictionary by C. Baliss Hindi Kurukh by Mrs. Swarnlata Prasad Kurukh — Hindi Sabdkosh by Mrs. Some known and some unknown literature written in the Kurukh languages are as under: Kurukh Folklore by Reverend F.

Kurukh Folklore by Reverand A. Leel Kho-rala-Khekhel two volumes by Reverend F. Haan, Dharamdas Lakra and W. Archer contains kurukh folk songs. Kurukh Dandi by Bihari Lakra on folksongs. Arthur have Kurukh folksongs in English. Kurukh Sahe Dandi by Prof. Indrajeet Oraon. Dav Billi by Prof. Basanti Kujur.

Kurukh Athkha Pandi by Edmund Toppo. Purkha Khiri by Aahlaad Tirkey. Namhe Earpa by Jastin Ekka is a novel. Eenelata by Ignais Kujur is also a novel. Tura Khadd by Jhanku Oraon. Punna Khor by Prof. Indrajeet Oraon is a modern story. Khalli Aayang by Prof. Indrajeet Oraon is a play. Aayang Jiya by Piyush Lakra is also a play. Aayang Gahi Jiya by Ignais Kujur is a play. Palki by Aahlaad Tirkey is also a play. Oraon Language and Literature by Jagdish Trigunyat is an essay.

Haas Bhansi by Aalbanus Minz is a collection of poems. Munta Puamp Jhumpa by Dable Kujur is a collection of songs. The Oraon Customs and Religions by S. Mikhail Tigga. Aalkhan-Ririyarana by Prof. Paridagreg Aagiyana Puthi by Prof. Kurukh Shishth Kawya by Dawle Kujur.

Kurukh Kalpa Jatra by Julius Tigga. Boli Ganeet by C. Kurukh Phonetic Reader Dr. Franscis Ekka. Kurukh Varnmala by Niranjan Ekka. Narayan Oraon. Few magazines and the journals in Kurukh language are also published from time to time. Singi Dai, Quarterly, Delhi.


Kurukh language

Endangered Kurukh gets official language status in West Bengal March 3, West Bengal Government has given official language status to endangered tribal language Kurukh, mother tongue belonging to the Dravidian family. It was given this status by the state government last month and but was announced recently by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Key Facts In West Bengal, it is spoken by Oraon tribal community who live in Dooars alluvial floodplains in northeastern India that lie south of outer foothills of Himalayas and north of Brahmaputra River basin. Santhali, Munda and Hoe languages spoken in state that belong to Austro-Asiastic family, while the languages spoken by the Tamang, Lepcha and Bhutia tribes of the Darjeeling hills are of the Tibeto-Burman group. About Kurukh language Kurukh language belongs to subfamily of Dravidian languages, spoken by some 17 lakh people census report of the Oraon tribes of Chota Nagpur plateau of east-central India. It is closely related to Kumarbhag Paharia and Sauria Paharia languages, which are together referred to as Malto. Its script is called Tolong Siki.


Kurukh: The Language of Oraon Tribe

Buy in bulk and save About the Book Kurukh is a language of Dravidian family, spoken by several millions of people called Oraons, inhabiting quite a few districts of Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa. The tribe settled in the region several millenia before and has been able to retain their distinct language and culture till today although their language has been influenced, both in vocabulary and syntax, by neighbouring languages viz. Hindi, Bengali and Oriya. The Kurukh language deserves full attention not only because of its linguistic peculiarity and relation to other languages of the Dravidian family, but also because the people, who speak it, have left an indelible imprint on the life and culture of other peoples in India. The Reverend Fred. The author? Profuse illustrations, provided in every chapter, have enhanced the usefulness of the work as an aid to learning the language.

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