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Phonetic transcription used in the blog :

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Word ending with

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aa /

balm, father

E


a /

bed, pet

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e /

bid, pit

O


O /

Office

U


uhu /

put, full


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ng /अं

sing

Thursday, August 7, 2014

DANCEs & GAMEs of APATANI.


HARANG-PIYO.
This is long forgotten dance of Tanii performed during Dree festival by demonstrating as agriculture pest/worm called TACHANG TIYO.

JAYO-BANNIING or MUCHU-PUDU(in Hong) or CHANKO-SUBU BAKA SIINIING.
 (A kind of traditional game.)

KIILING-BASU
(A kind of game played by children along with singing a song .....
Hari yapyo pyo- pyo.
Biila yachu chu-chu.
Chuku Tayu hu...Chuda kiila ha ).


A Game,  usually played during full moon night  by children along with singing a song ....
 PATII AKHII PAKHE KHEDO
SIITTII ERRE PURO RODO


? (A play Unknown to blog owner).

BOHA BENNIING 
(An acrobatic game on Babo which was integral part of Myoko till 35-40 years back and was not continued due to unknown reason,but it was revived in Hija Myoko i.e on march 2012 by efforts of our elders).


Gubu/Giibii Laka siiniing.
 (This wrestling game is still very popular mainly in Dree festival celebration.)


Damin-Da or Daming Paniing.
( A dance performed by group of women during Dree festival of Apatani. "Damin-Da" means stepping of foot in joyful way. )

Hunyi Darka Siinniing.
(A kind of wresting using a 3 inches diameter wooden log or Bamboo)


Taku-Tamu or Tamu Lanniing
( A kind of joyful jokingly teasing girl or among gents in penii procession of Murung festival)

Gangu : A mouth harp made of Bamboo.
Penn
(A procession that passes through all the seven villages of Ziro during "Murung Festival" in the month of January).

To be continue.....

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