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An Outline Grammar of the Dafla Language as Spoken by the Tribes Immediately ...
R C Hamilton
No preview available - 2016
An Outline Grammar of the Dafla Language: As Spoken by the Tribes ...
R. C. Hamilton
No preview available - 2016
Abors adjective adverbs akko Assamese Assamese word bamboo Bamum benma blind boat Brahmin cloth conditional mood dadna Dafia Dafla danma danna dative deer denotes dhan drink elephant etchin euphonic Examples father female fire foot-note formed by adding fowls ftkk give hftm hogba hokka hunchback illyi Imperfect definite inserted interrogative intrans jungle kill lagba lagha liquor literally male meaning Miri mithon musk rat nalu nanga nangu nftm ngalu ngam ngftm Ngilu ngoi noun nubu nyemm nyerrft nyila nyol okka oppo participle particle perfect tense person pigs plantains plural Podu poison post pos pron pronoun rice river road root rupees sentence servant sibin siin snake sometimes stay suffix Tanangs tella tense Tezpur things trans tree udba verb village woman
Page 79 - ... merry ; for this my son was dead, and is alive again, he was lost, and is found.
Page 77 - And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land ; and he began to be in want. And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country ; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat : and no man gave unto him.
Page 77 - Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth. And he said, A certain man had two sons : and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.
Page 78 - And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
Page 78 - And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Page 80 - But he answered and said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, and I never transgressed a commandment of thine...
Page 78 - And he arose and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
Page 78 - I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, 1 have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son : make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 77 - Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.