Ancient Meitei language

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient Meitei
Old Manipuri
Meithei manuscript, a Indian language.jpg
RegionAncient Manipur
EthnicityMeitei ethnicity
EraAncient Manipur[1]
  • Ancient Meitei
Meitei script[2]
Official status
Official language in
Ancient Manipur
Language codes
ISO 639-3omp
omp Old Manipuri

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]

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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. "OLAC resources in and about the Old Manipuri language".
  4. "Omp | ISO 639-3".
  6. "Meitei Kings".
  7. 7.0 7.1 KanglaOnline. "Manipuri is a classical language | KanglaOnline". Retrieved 2021-04-19.
General references