The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: language difficulties
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 11.3.1937
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: He said that the languages of Kongan and Namsang are not the same but that he spoke both. In Tanhai, the Ungban indeed speaks the language of Tamlu and the two others speak the language of Kamahu and Yungyu.