Dictionary of the Jatki or Western Panjábi language

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Religious Book and Tract Society, 1900 - Dictionaries and encyclopedias - 344 pages
 

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Page 258 - Their pronunciation is that of the letters gjdb uttered with a certain stress in prolonging and somewhat strengthening the contact of the closed organ, as if one tried to double the sound in the beginning of a word gga, dja or gga, dda, bba.
Page 288 - WHS first defined by Sawan Mai. When he farmed the revenues of the Multan province from Ranjit Singh, and saw that cultivation could not be restored, or increased by the representatives of former Governors, holy men, brokendown jagirdars, and loosely connected tribes, whom he found in possession of the lands, he encouraged strangers and Hindu capitalists to sink wells, dig canals, and cultivate the lands of the nominal owners, to whom he secured a share of the produce, usually £ seer in each maund...
Page 288 - Inferior proprietors ; the former claiming to be owners of all unappropriated land and entitled to a small share of the crop produced in appropriated land, the latter being...
Page 46 - To flap the arms against the sides, at the same time making a loud tremulous sound with the voice, done by beggars to excite in the spectators an almsgiving humour.
Page iv - The Western Punjabi or Jatki language has many local names applied *to it, Multani, Derawal, Jagdalli, Shahpuri, Banuchi , Pashawari, Pothohari, Hazari, Bahawalpuri are all names of dialects of the language, which is spoken by the Jafir Pathans and Khetrans on the West of the Dera Ghazi Khan district to Bahawalpur on the East and from Sindh in the South...
Page v - The Western Punjabi or Jatki language is quite a different language from that spoken in the Eastern Punjab. Dr. H. Martin Clark, who corrected the proofs of Bhai Maya Singh's Dictionary, a complete master of the language, found only about two words on a page of this dictionary with which he was familiar, in looking over some of my proofs.
Page 288 - ... of revenue, or jagirddrs, are entitled to a small share of the produce. This tenure existed before Sikh times, but its position was first defined by Sawan Mai. When he farmed the revenues of the Multan province from Ranjit Singh, and saw that cultivation could not be restored or increased by...
Page iv - Range Dialect, called in Bhai Maya Singh's Dictionary Pothohari spoken in Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Shahpur, Gujrat and Salt Range . (3) The Hazara Dialect. "Each district seems to have its own local name for the language, . which has dialectical differences of pronunciation, meaning or idiom varying more or less every few miles, or even in different quarters of the same city.
Page iii - In attempting to compile a Dictionary of the Jatki or Western Punjabi language, the Author's first object was to provide himself with such a Vocabulary- as would enable him or others to make an intelligible translation of the Word of God for those who have hitherto been ignorant of it.
Page 163 - J (WP 0 ) has thns been nearly totally supplanted at the beginning of a noun by d, and d is only found in a few nouns to distinguish them from others written else quite alike.

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