XII. Annotated Bibliography

Bantho, Jogendranath. “Rabha Jatir Itibrito”.1956. This book has an historical account of the Rabha’s.

Bantho, Jogendranath. “Pocket Rabha Sabda Kosh”. 1996 This book is basically a pocket dictionary of Rabha-Assamese. This is a useful guidebook for preliminary learning of Rabha language.

Raja, Hurang. “Rabha Bhasat Jatuwa Thasor Prayog”. 1993. This book is on idioms and phrases in Rabha language, with illustration in Assamese.

Jose, U.V., Khurangnala . “Rabha English Dictionary”. 2000. The bilingual dictionary in Rabha and English is the first dictionary in Rabha, written in Roman script.

Rabha Bhasa Parisad:

“Rabha Byakoron”(I, II). Rabha Bhasa Parisad. 1982,83 These books containing basic grammar on Rabha are prepared for academic purpose.

“Rabha Raothap”. Rabha Bhasa Parisad .1982, 2000, A collection of Rabha vocabulary composed by the Text Book Compilation Samiti, Dudhnoi and published by the Rabha Bhasa Parisad.

“Rabha Raosami”. Rabha Bhasa Parisad. 2001 A Rabha terminology relating to literarture-Grammar-Education-Science-Commerce-Society-Political affairs and selected phrases and idioms (ornamental) composed and published by Rabha Bhasa Parishad, Dudhnoi.

Rabha, Malina Devi. “Asomia Aru Rabha Samaj-Sanskritir Swarup”, 1991 This book contains the socio-cultural analysis of Assamese and Rabha’s published by AIRTSC, Guwahati

Rabha, Malina Devi. “Rabha Sahityar Buranji”, 2000. This book is on the history of Rabha literature written in Assamese. The book contains not only the history of Rabha literature but also brief linguistic information.

Rabha, Mani. “Rabha Bhasa Sikar Pronali” 1970 This book is a guidebook for learning Rabha language written in Assamese.

Rabha, Mani. “Rabha Sonskritir Alekhyo” 1975 This book contains an account of the Rabha cultural analysis.

Rabha, Mani. “Rabha Bhasar Phokora Yojona Aru Jatuwathas”, 1998 This book is also on Rabha idioms and phrases with illustration in Assamese.

Rabha, Nabin. “Rabha Sabdamala” 1982. This is a Rabha lexicon with meaning given in Assamese.

Rabha, Rajen. “Rabha Sobdo Sombhar” 1982. This book is basically a lexicon with Rabha lexicals and meaning given in Assamese.

Rabha, Rajen. “The Rabhas” 2003. This is a book having detail account on social and cultural background of the Rabhas written in English, published by ABILAC.

Rabha, Rupak. “The standardization of Rabha language: it’s historicity and academic affiliation”. 2004 This is an English translation of a database article written by Dr.U.R. Hakacham in Assameses which is included in Rabha Bhasa Aru Sahitya.

Rabha Bantho, Adhor Chandra. “Songraya Rabha Katha”. 1951 This book gives an outline grammar of Rabha language particularly of Rongdani dialect.

Rabha Tara, Biswanath. “Sohoj Rabha Bhasa Siksha” 2000 This book is written in Assamese having the methodology easy Rabha language learning.

Rabha Hakacham,Upen. “Rabha section- Languages of the North-East” P.N. Dutta Barua., ed. 1997. This is a book incorporating five articles on Rabha morphology and syntax in addition to introduction to Rabha language.

Rabha Hakacham,Upen. “Rabha Bhasa Aru Sahitya”. 1997/2003 This is a collection of twelve selected articles relating to Rabha literature and language.

Rabha Hakacham,Upen. “Rabha Bhasa Aru Sahitya” Agragotir Khatiyan. 2003 This book includes an account of latest development of Rabha language and literature.

Rabha Hakacham,Upen. “Rabhamiz: Bhasa Aru Nidorshon”. 2005. A book of critical analysis of Rabha Creole (ethnic dialect of Assamese) including list of vocabulary, proverbs and other oral literatures.

Rongkho, Rajendra Rabha. “Rabha Jibrao Urgi” (Rabha Katha) Bhag Tekang. 1948. This book gives an outline grammar of Rabha language particularly of Rongdani dialect.

Sarkar, Harimohan. “Rabha Somaj Aru Sonskritir Abhas” 1989. This book contains an introductory account of the Rabha society and culture.

Subbarao, K.V. et.al. “A Typological Rabha Grammar”. An unpublished dissertation on grammatical aspects of the Rabhas, project of ABILAC, 2000. This book makes a typological study of Rabha and other languages including the Tibeto-Burman languages like Boro, Garo, Karbi, Mising, Manipuri, Hmar etc., Austric languages like Khasi, Munda etc., Indo Aryan languages like Assamese, Bengali, Hindi etc. as well as Dravidian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kanada etc..


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