The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: variations in language
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Punkhung
date: 6.3.1937
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: (144) Not much more is happening in the afternoon. I take down a list of Punkhung words in the Ang house which reveals that this language is about halfway between the dialects of Wakching and Oting. There are only a few words which are peculiar and do not occur in one or the other language.