The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: terms of address
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 23.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 4.10.1936-23.2.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (188) The Ang is addressed "a-bha-dei" by his daughter. Ben men are addressed "abha" by their children. His wife is addressed "Thadei" by her daughter instead of "Amu". "Yuba" is the address between Ben men of different morungs and same age. Ang men are addressed "Thena". Men of the same morung address those of equal age and birth "eibha" but Ang men are also addressed by "thena".