A Grammar of the Manipuri Language — Vocabulary and Phrase Book is photographically reproduced now to help all those interested in the study of linguistics specially Manipuri language of the North east India. The book is an authentic reproduction of the text as originally published in 1888 by Assam Secretariat Press, Shillong entitled “Manipuri Grammar.” A.J. Primrose the than political agent in Manipur has prepared the present book with great difficulty in absence of printed literature available. He has included vocabulary, phrase book, proverbs and specimens of correspondence. He has been closed assisted by his head clerk Russic Laul Coondoo and his Burmese interpreter Purandu Singh. The book is yet another useful addition to large number of books published by Mittal Publications on North Eastern part of India. It is hoped that this difficult to obtain book published in its present form after a gap of a century will filfill long felt need of researchers.
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