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About the Language

Kom (ISO 639-3 kmm) is a South-Central Tibeto-Burman language spoken primarily in Manipur, India.

About the Collection

This is a community collection of books and photographs given by Dr. Manilei Serto with the help of Dr. Leihaorambam Sarbajit Singh of IIIT Manipur. Some photographs portray everyday life of the Kom people, such as the traditional dress, instruments, and houses. Other photographs were taken during festivals and show specific dances and customs. Digitized books in this collection contain traditional narratives and personal histories, like the classification of clans. There are multiple accounts of customary laws of the area, social customs related to birth, marriage, and death, and practices like hunting, weaving, and animal husbandry.



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Kom Language Resource in UNT Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/collections/KMMLR/ accessed January 21, 2022.


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