Below are a few words I wrote down in my notebook. They are the Chakma language spoken in Deban area of Changlang District.

NO CHAKMA WORD ENGLISH EQUIVALENTS
1. bekone echi We came together
2. gaigai echi I came alone
3. undur rat
4. ranimilei widow
5. ranamorat widower
6. nomonchok transgender
7. kaini meaning
8. rongalao pumkin
9. itche today
10. hilliya tomorrow, yesterday
11. porso day after tomorrow
12. torso day after porso
13. hongelo crab
14. pohor day
15. zon moon
     
  Spoken to bullocks while ploughing  
16. titi go right
17. ere go left
18. bowbow turn
19. boow stop

 

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