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This is a retelling of Hanuba Hanubi Pungawari, a traditional story 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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This text is referenced in: Chelliah, Shobhana. 2016. Language documentation improved through rhetorical structure analysis. In Mark Post, Stephen Morey, and Scott Delancey (eds.), Language and culture in northeast India and beyond: In honor of Robbins Burling, 293-330. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics. https://hdl.handle.net/1885/38458
This recording is part of the following collections of related materials.
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.