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Meitei ꯃꯩꯇꯩꯂꯣꯟ
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Learners' Manipuri-English dictionary by H. Surmangol Sharma (2021)

A dictionary of Manipuri verbs by M. S. Ningomba (2010)

Dictionary of Manipuri medical terms by B. Kulachandra Sharma (2007)

A Manipuri grammar, vocabulary and phrase book by Arthur John Primrose (1888)

Manipuri vocabulary, by topics (Burmese & Latin scripts)

Manipuri phrase book

Manipuri proverbs

A dictionary in English, Bangálí and Manipurí by C. J. Gordon (1837) (Latin script)

Kinship terminology in Meiteilon: a sociolinguistic study, by N. Pramodini, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (1989)

Loanwords in Manipuri and their impact by Hajarimayum Subadani Devi, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (2004)

Asserting nationhood through personal name choice: the case of the Meithei of Northeast India, by Shobhana Chelliah, in Journal of International Students (2005)

Meiteis' naming practice by Yumnam Aboy Singh, in Journal of Advances in Linguistics (2014)

Meithei personal names by Nongthombam Russell, in Language in India (2007)

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Meitei > Latin conversion

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Wikipedia: Meitei language

Language Information Service : Manipuri

The linguistic situation in Manipur by Chungkham Yashawanta Singh, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (1995)

Gender in Meiteilon (1985)

Manipuri dialects by M. S. Ningomba (1996)

The Kwatha dialect of Meitei by Waribam Raghumani Singh, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (1989)

A study of Manipuri grammar by Shobhana Chelliah, thesis (1992)

Is Manipur a linguistic area? (2015)

The Manipuri verb: morphological change and fast speech phenomena, in Proceedings of the meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (1993)

Level ordered morphology and phonology in Manipuri, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (1990)

Manipuri grammar by Nand Lal Sharma (1987)

Manipuri phonetic reader by Ravindra Nair (1975)

Coining of words in Manipuri by Mayengbam Bidyarani Devi, in International Journal of latest research in humanities and social science (2019)

Politeness and power: an analysis of Meiteilon suffixes, by Chandam Betholia, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (2005)

Nouns in Meiteiron by Purna Thoudam, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (1982)

Manipuri adjectives: a new approach, by Soibam Imoba Singh & Leihaorambam Sarbajit Singh, in Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area (2002)

Naturalization of Hindi and Urdu loanwords in Meiteilon (Manipuri) by A. G. Khan (1996)

The Meitei language is spoken in the State of Manipur, in Northeast India.

It can be also written with the Bengali script.

Some Meitei words
ꯃꯩꯇꯩ meitei (also transliterated meetei, meithei)
ꯃꯩꯇꯩꯂꯣꯟ meiteilon the suffix -lon means the language (sometimes transliterated meteiron)
ꯃꯅꯤꯄꯨꯔ Manipur name of the State
ꯃꯅꯤꯄꯨꯔꯤ manipuri (relative to Manipur, also used to refer to the Meitei language, particularly in official India)
ꯀꯪꯂꯥꯁꯥ kanglasha state emblem of Manipur, mythological creature, half-lion, half-dragon
ꯅꯨꯃꯤꯠ numit sun
Texts & Literature

The oral folk literature of the ancient Meiteis of Manipur: an analysis of its cultural significance, by Thounaojam Caesar & Reena Sanasam, in Space and culture (2018)

New Testament: translation into Meitei (Latin script)

First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

ꯃꯤꯑꯣꯏꯕ ꯈꯨꯗꯤꯡꯃꯛ ꯄꯣꯛꯄ ꯃꯇꯝꯗ ꯅꯤꯡꯇꯝꯃꯤ, ꯑꯃꯗꯤ ꯏꯖꯖꯠ ꯑꯃꯁꯨꯡ ꯍꯛ ꯃꯥꯟꯅꯅ ꯂꯧꯖꯩ꯫
ꯃꯈꯣꯏ ꯄꯨꯝꯅꯃꯛ ꯋꯥꯈꯜ ꯂꯧꯁꯤꯡ ꯁꯦꯡꯏ, ꯑꯐ ꯐꯠꯇ ꯈꯪꯏ, ꯑꯗꯨꯅ ꯑꯃꯅ ꯑꯃꯒ ꯂꯣꯏꯅꯕ ꯃꯇꯝꯗ ꯃꯆꯤꯟ ꯃꯅꯥꯎꯒꯨꯝꯅ ꯂꯣꯏꯅꯒꯗꯕꯅꯤ꯫


The religion of Manipur: beliefs, rituals and historical development, by Saroj Nalini Parratt (1980)


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