Conversation

This session is taken by TNB in Kathmandu Office. The native speakers LK,JK and RM talk to each other regarding their future. They talk about education, job, marriage, settlement and sometimes make fun.
This session is prepared by TNB.The informants namely RM, JK and LS talk about their future plan.
It is an interview with one of the martyrs' family. He narrates the past event of Chintang incident which was happened in 1979 (2036 B.S). He is one of the sons of martyr Dhan Bir Darji. His father was killed by armed police/army in that incident.
It is the interview with non-native people in Chintang language. He belonged to other caste and speak the Nepali language natively but he talked in Chintang language about Chintang incidence of 2036 B.S. His father was killed by army and police in the name of communist. He spoke the Chintang languae native like.
They talk about many things. There is not the subject boundary. In the beginning of the session, they talk about their household matter i.e. their sons. The conversation is often about the invitation in the marriage. Sometimes, they tease the baby, Dipkala.
The session is a Chintang talk between two Chintang elders.
Bishnukala came back to Chintang from Morang after two months. Chandrakala asks about her Morang trip. The whole talk is concentrated on her trip and some day to day matters of Chintang.
This text presents a general conversation between two women in Chintang. The whole talk is between two wemen, talking about the various activities going on in Chinting during those days. The recording took place during the day time in the backside of a house. So there is some noise in the background.
It is an interview with a Chintang elder, on the following issues: history of Sangbong, Chintang Debi (Jalpa Debi), Budhohang and several historic events and other cultural issues.
It is an interview with the Chintang elder (JYR). The collector (IR) has asked numbers of questions concerned with different issues of Chintang like culture, history, clan, Jalpa Debi, etc. and he has discussed about them.
1-46 about himself 47-52 pujari of Chintang Devi 53-105 about Sangpang 106-110 Wadhangmi 111-155 Phaguwa 156-274 Budhohang 275-392 establishment of the Chintang Debi 393-579 about Prithvi Narayan Shah and the Khalsa 580-597 the Majhiya and the Gaurung 598-651 Kiranti King, picture, on Kiranti in general 652-686 about Mahadev 687-813 majhiya, karbari, jimmawal 814-914 about pratapi raja, and satya devi ko katha 915-938 King’s lal mohar (royal document) 939-999 goth puja 1000-1026 yupung 1027-1061 nuwagi 1062-1070 phaguwa 1071-1084 timkhu and cula dhunga 1085-1132 ghaderile bhog and bungkharima 1133-1135 sir uthaune 1136-1141 samet 1142-1160 mareko manche -1167
Interview on various cultural and other Chintang related matters with village elder (MXR)
This is an interview with Lakh Dhoj Puma Rai. He talked many aspects of Chintang, shaman, rituals, his past experience, etc.
This is an interview with Lakh Dhoj Puma Rai. He talked many aspects of Chintang, shaman, rituals, his past experience, etc.
In this session, Janak and Ganesh Kumar talk about miscellaneous things regarding society, culture, religion and many times the conversation swithces into other several subject matters like marriage, career etc. Janak asks Ganesh about Chintag Devi and way of worshipping, how is the society going ahead in the path of development? Why has he read arts? how the people are getting modern facilities ect. And, Ganesh replies the way of worshipping, killing animals. Besides, he says that the village is getting modern facilities like road, electricity, communication etc. In the course of conversation, he provides the detail of their village.
The participants talk about miscellaneous subject matter regarding society, education, religion, infrastructural development, traces of modernism, marraige and so on.
The participant involves in telephone conversation with her sister living in Chintag. They talk on misscellaneous subject matters such as health, situation of village, marriages, and so many other personal matters.
The participant involves in telephone converation with her sister. They talk on miscellaneous subject matter such as health, education, whereabouts, marriage etc. Though, she talk with her sister, her sister's voice is not audible here.
The participant named Durga Kumari Rai involves in telephone conversation with her sister named Surya Kumari Rai living in Chintag. They talk on misscellaneous subject matters such as health, situation of village, clothes, and so many other personal matters.
The speaker speaks in Chintang Language but some lexemes from Bantawa and Nepali are also borrowed.
It is the interview with Chambak kancha (Ban Bir Tuprihang). He talked about the several aspects of Chintang. He talked about the clan development, Jalpa devi, priests of Jalpa devi, types of Chambak, etc.
It is the interview with Chambak kancha (Ban Bir Tuprihang) who is a tribal shaman of Chintang. His name is Ban Bir Tuprihang but he is widely known as Chambak kancha. He talked about many aspects of Chintang like clan history, Chambak, Jalpa devi and its priests, etc.
The speakers compare the recent chintang with the old one. They discuss the problems of past days and also talk about the recent developments.
The participants were requested by the collector (Netra) to talk about the current issues of Chintang. All the speakers of this session are primary level school teachers. And they are very good speakers of Chintang. The recording took place during the day time at a home in Chintang. The sound qualitiy of this session is good.
This text is about the community's view on our language documentation project. They also express their views on Netra's PHD project in the same language.
The participants were requested by the collector (Netra) to talk about their views on our language documentation project. All the participants of this session are primary level school teachers and also language lovers of Chintang. They have recently formed a committee to preserve their language: Chintang. As all the speakers of this session are very good in Chintang, this session is also very important in terms of linguistic data. The recording took place during the day time at a home in Chintang. The sound qualitiy of this session is good.
In this session the participants named RM,DKR, GAR and LK talk about the social awarness. It concerns about health, agricultural production and awaring the people living in community.
This session is recorded by TNB. The participants talk about social awareness.
In this text, the informants Lash Kumari, Janak and Rikhimaya discuss on various types of cuts in Chintang. Lash Kimari discusses with them cutting the sticks , branches and grass and confirmed whether she is right or not. They apply many cuts, manner of cutting and come in conclusion.
This text shows the different cuts in Chintang. It is recorded in CNAS. The session has the experimental setting since many instruments are arranged to cut. It is recored inside the room and out side.
This is one of the few Chintang proverbs we could record. Literally it goes "The eyes are over there, the hand in the garlic garden"
The speaker cites and explains a proverb of the Chintang people.
Ramila describes about the various activites of two young dogs. She explains how they hunt animals. The other participants make interesting questions on the activities of the dogs. There are some other family matters too in the text.
The speakers talk about the natural clamity in Chintang. As they had suffered from big landslide and soil erosion, they talked about the prevention of it i.e how can they stop such natural clamity. Besides, they talk about the belief of the people since they think that such natural clamity is caused by the Gods and it can be stopped by worshipping the Goddess.
It is about the landslide and soil erosion in Chintang.
The informants talk how they come from Dhankuta to Kathmandu. As it was their first trip to Kathmandu, curiously, they talk on various subject matters such the places they have seen in the way, the problems they faced, their first entry at college and even they vividly explain the hostel life too.
This session is recorded by TNB. The informants named Janaki, Rikhi and Lash Kumari. Recorded in CNAS, the informants explain thier first visit to Kathmandu from Dhankuta.