The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook nine

caption: times of the day
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 13.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 29.10.1936-24.3.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: (110) The times of the day:
shum-phong - morning (8am.)
nepuing hei ha dzong - the women cook rice, they eat breakfast
tai-yal - when some people go to their work
tai-dzim - fore-noon
tai-wing - 10am - 11am - all go to the fields
ni-ning-hei-ha dzang 12am. - eat rice
teang-tep-eu-ong-dzang - "taro field house come time"
(111) eu-ngni-de-ghei - at sunset
wang-mang - evening
ya-ning-he-ha-dzang - dinner time
bhan-dzim - late evening
yo-dzim - the time when men and women come together (about 3 hours).
yo-weng - the time when the men leave the women
ou-shou - the time before cocks crow
ou-wang-ga - at cocks crow
ou-wo-ga - the time when all the cocks crow
ou-gem-ga - the time when the cocks crow for the third time