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Title:Introduction of Chintang kinship
Documentation of Chintang and Puma, two Kiranti languages of Eastern Nepal
Ichchha Purna
Contributor (author):Martin Gaenszle
Description:This chapter contains an introduction to the Chintang kinship organisation.
The aim of the project is to provide a rich linguistic and ethnographic documentation of two highly endangered but almost totally undocumented languages in eastern Nepal, Chintang and Puma. These languages belong to the Kiranti family of Tibeto-Burman. Chintang is spoken by the Chintang Rai in Chintang Village Development Committee (VDC) of Dhankuta district. Puma is spoken by the Puma Rai in Diplung, Mauwabote and Pauwasera VDCs, to the south of Khotang bazar in Khotang district. Both these districts are situated in the eastern hilly part of the country.http://www.cpdp.uzh.ch
This file describes the Chintang kinship which consists of kinship unit, samet, distribution of the Chintang clans and others in Chintang, kin terms, marriage practice.
This file, namely Chintang kinship has been written in English.
IR and MG wrote it initially and JP expanded and edited it.
She is a student and facilitator for this recording.
Ichchha Purna is the RA for the study of ethnography of Chintang
Dr. Gaenszle is the researcher in charge of ethnography
Publisher:Prof. Dr. Balthasar Bickel
University of Leipzig
Chintang introduction
English language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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Citation: Martin Gaenszle. 2009-10-30. Prof. Dr. Balthasar Bickel.
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