A Dictionary in Assamese and English

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American Baptist Mission Press, 1867 - Assamese language - 609 pages

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Page 61 - The statues represent male figures draped with a shawl-like cloth worn on the left shoulder and under the right arm so as to leave the right arm free which recalls the upaveta mode peculiar to India discovered during the later vedic age.
Page 556 - often affixed to the first and second persons of verbs to denote plurality " (Bronson), as in karonhank
Page 24 - America ; especially when unaccented, as in the word ^T^Tl" atai, all. It never has the broad sound of a in hall, so common in Bengali. except what is produced by accent; to which the Sanskrit distinction of long and short, denoted by the two characters...
Page 303 - Sankranti is the name given to the first day of the solar month ; that is to say, to the day on which the sun passes from one sign of the Zodiac to another.
Page 232 - Spawn, the spawn is crumbled into small particles and as much as can be taken up between the thumb and two fingers used instead of a nut-sized piece of manure spawn.
Page 536 - night," being the night of the fourteenth day of the moon's wane, in the month Magha, or Magha-phalguna, a rigorous .fast with cstraordinary ceremonies in honour of the Sivalinga, or Phallus.

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