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Title Annotated texts in Beṭṭa Kurumba / by Gail Coelho
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
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Series Brill's studies in South and Southwest Asian languages ; volume 10
Brill's studies in South and Southwest Asian languages ; v. 10
Contents Introduction -- Prelude to the folktales -- Prelude to the dialogues -- Aspects of community life -- Legends about deities -- Legends about ancestors
Summary "Bemma Kurumba is a Dravidian language spoken in the Nilgiri and Waynad Hills of India. Annotated texts in Bemma Kurumba presents folktales and dialogues in this language, together with a grammatical sketch and a glossary. These interlinearised texts provide rich data for linguistic analysis, as well as some of the earliest published cultural information about a highly understudied ethnic group. The cultural information is presented, for the most part, by the Bemma Kurumbas themselves, who speak in their own native language about aspects of their lifestyle, spiritual beliefs, and social organization into clans"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dialogues, Karumba
Kurumba (Indic people) -- Folklore
Kurumba language -- Texts
Kurumba language -- India -- Tamil Nadu
Legends -- India -- Tamil Nadu
Kurumba (Indic people)
Kurumba language.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Asian -- Indic.
Legends.
India -- Tamil Nadu.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Texts.
Form Electronic book
Author Coelho, Gail, editor.
LC no. 2018046659
ISBN 9004378243
9789004378247