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The Journal of the Bihar Research Society


The languages of the Boric division of the SinTibetan family which we shall consider here are spoken by peoples living on both sides of the Brahmaputra and Surma rivers and up the Brahmaputra valley and into the northern Naga Hills.1 The Assamese who occupy the valleys of these two rivers were comparatively late intruders; and the present loction of the Panic peoples and the linguistic ties [...] The Baric people are not only the closest Tibeto-Burmans to the old kingdoms of Vanga Adga and Kalitiga but these rivers prvided them easy descent to the mouth of the Ganges from which they could spread down the coast and up the Ganges. [...] 1. For the geographical position of Barish in relation to the other TibetBurmic languages of India sec the "Baia groups" on the map facing page 53 in Volume i part i of the Linguistic Survey of India ed. [...] Although the number of such comparisons presented exceeds 200 the writer is still skeptical of the relationship of Daic to Sino-Tibetan because of the lack of such comparisons within certain categories of words such as for parts of the body. [...] to may be due to the transfer of the accent to the first syllable of a form like Atong ba-tin With subs«Incnt loss of the final syllable or clue to the disappearance of n in medial posits n. Judging by the Hojai and ISutiya forms I prekr the latter explanat:on but have no confiming data.
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293-305 Tribeni Singh view
Politico-Legal Aspect of the Caste System
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Studies in the Paippaladi Atharvaveda
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Notes of the Quarter
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