The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: difficulties of the language
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 20.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.2.1937-31.3.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: I am close to despairing about ever learning this language. There are three different roots for the word "to go" depending on whether one goes from a lower to an upper village, or vice versa, or from a village to another at the same level.