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About the Language

The Boro (Bodo) language (ISO 639-3 brx) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Boro is the official native language of the Bodoland (26.24 N, 90.16 E) and Assam (26.14 N, 91.77 E) regions of Northeastern India.

About the Collection

This is a community collection of audio recordings and text files on modern Boro covering two generations of male and female speakers. Some of the speakers were born in the early 1900s. The resources were collected by Prafulla Basumatary, Krishna Boro and Hirok Jyoti Lahari Boro. The audio recordings include interviews collected by Prafulla and Hirok. Many of the interviews consist of brief discussions of the interviewee’s early life history, profession, as well as community celebrations, greetings, and formal farewell speeches.

At a Glance

Cite This Collection

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Boro Language Resource in UNT Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed October 1, 2023.

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