Angami Language

Angami Language

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Angami is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Naga Hills in the northeastern part of India, in Kohima district, Nagaland. There are several dialects, the most prominent being Khonoma, and Tengima aka Kohima. Others include Dzuna, Kehena, Chakroma, Mima, Nali, Mozome. Kohima is the prestige dialect, used for publications and taught in the schools. This description covers the Khonoma dialect, which is spoken by 4000 people at the western extreme of Angami territory. Kohima dialect is reported to have five tones. Khonoma has four register tones: / /. The lower three are approximately equally spaced in pitch, while the topmost is more distant. Low tone may be accompanied by breathy voice, especially at the end of an utterance.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136775115
  • 9786136775111