Photograph of a taro plant

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This is a photograph of the taro plant, a root vegetable which grows in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Oceania. The edible root, known as paan in Manipuri, is used in traditional dishes.

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1 photograph : col.

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Thounaojam, Harimohon 1986~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Manipur Language Resource and was provided by the UNT College of Information to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 167 times, with 14 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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This is a photograph of the taro plant, a root vegetable which grows in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Oceania. The edible root, known as paan in Manipuri, is used in traditional dishes.

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1 photograph : col.

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Manipur Language Resource

Material on the Manipuri language (ISO 639-3 mni), also known as Meithei, Meitei, Meitheiron, Meiteilon, or Meetei. Manipuri is used as a lingua franca in the state of Manipuri, India, and spoken by over 1.2 million people in Manipur and an estimated 3 million including second language speakers.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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Retelling of Hanuba Hanubi (Sound)

Retelling of Hanuba Hanubi

This is a retelling of Hanuba Hanubi Pungawari, a traditional narrative about an old man who is tricked by a monkey to plant paan after it is cooked. It is part of the modern Manipuri canon of folk tales.

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Retelling of Hanuba Hanubi Pungawari, ark:/67531/metadc1631642

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  • 1986~

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  • March 14, 2020, 5:08 p.m.

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  • May 17, 2021, 3 p.m.

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Thounaojam, Harimohon. Photograph of a taro plant, photograph, 1986~; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1631588/: accessed May 18, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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