Ancient Meitei language

Ancient Meitei or Old Manipuri was the early form of the present day Meitei language (Manipuri language) and was the national language of Ancient Manipur.[3][4][5] The language is as old as the reign of Emperor "Tangja Leela Pakhangba" in Ancient Manipur, right from 1445 BC,[6][7] and was spoken upto the beginning of the Medieval Manipur.[7]

Ancient Meitei
Old Manipuri
ꯃꯩꯇꯩꯂꯣꯟ
Meithei manuscript, a Indian language.jpg
RegionAncient Manipur
EthnicityMeitei ethnicity
EraAncient Manipur[1]
Sino-Tibetan
  • Ancient Meitei
Meitei script[2]
Official status
Official language in
Ancient Manipur
Language codes
ISO 639-3omp
omp Old Manipuri

GalleryEdit

Related pagesEdit

  1. Puya (Meitei texts)
  2. List of Puyas

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ancient Meitei at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Old Manipuri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Primrose, Arthur John (1888). A Manipuri Grammar, Vocabulary, and Phrase Book: To which are Added Some Manipuri Proverbs and Specimens of Manipuri Correspondence. Assam Secretariat Press. p. 1.
  3. http://www.language-archives.org/language/omp
  4. https://iso639-3.sil.org/code/omp
  5. http://multitree.org/codes/omp
  6. https://themanipurpage.tripod.com/history/meiteikings.html
  7. 7.0 7.1 KanglaOnline. "Manipuri is a classical language | KanglaOnline". Retrieved 2021-04-19.
General references