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Pictures of Luce’s Tables

This gallery contains 4 photos.

This is something a little different than what I usually post.  These are pictures of tables from: Luce, Gordon H. 1959. Chin Hills-Linguistic Tour (Dec. 1954)-University Project. Journal of Burma Research Society 42(1). 19–31. (See Research page). The pages themselves … Continue reading

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Sai Aina Thu (The Account of The Elephant Celebration)

This text is my reverse transcription into the Sizang community script of one text collected by Theodore Stern in the 1950’s and printed in: 1984. Sizang (Siyin) Chin texts. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 8(1). 43–58. Sai Aina Thu Ni … Continue reading

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Song Lyric Comparison: “Innkuan Ki-it Le(a)ng”

I was listening to some videos posted by Sizang Burmese Mission Church (link in the right-hand side of this site), and came across a post-wedding prayer service for the bride and groom.  Before the end of the service, held in … Continue reading

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Siyin Bible Revision Committee Meeting pan thu pawl khat

Originally posted on Nikonghong:
Sizang lai ih at ciang standard tatak om ngawl ahikom, khat vavei ih lungman vangau ni om thei hi. Pawl khat in aki tel vaseng tu at vaziau in khen mang lel leang phabel ci ngaisun…

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Current Progress

To make further progress here at Sizangkam I am doing the following:

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G.H. Luce အကြောင်း

Gordon Hannington Luce /ဂေါဒန် ဟန်းနီင်တုံ လူဆ်/ (၁၈၈၉-၁၉၇၉) သည် ဗမာပြည်၌ သုတေသနပြုခဲ့သည့် အင်္ဂလိပ်လူမျိုးဘာသာဗေဒရှင်ဖြစ်ပါသည်။ သူ့၏ဇနီးသည် ဆရာဖေမောင်တင်၏ညီမ၊ မတီတီဖြစ်ပါသည်။

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The Goal of This Site

Language and Community I believe that a language can not be bought nor sold.  However, I do believe in a sense of “Language Ownership”, where any given language and its cultural value can be ascribed to a certain people.  I … Continue reading

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