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Mar 11, 2017

Lungdit Thrèna Ram


Hmangai fe tahai ka thlirin,
Lung a mawlin, salung a zing.

- Pi Rosiem

March 8, 2017 Ningani, 0630 hrs. Zîng hmângin Saidana inthokin ka tupa Dr. Lal Dena’n a mi hung telefawn a. “Ei ruolpa Dr. Lalzakung chun zing 05:30 vel khan a mi lo fesan tah” ti thu a hung hril a. Sielmata um Lalzar B. Sinate ka hang biek nghal a, ruong bulah a lo inthrung hman der tah a, chanchin kimchangin a mi hung hril a. Kha hma daia inthoka lungphu inchawm ruol naw chang nei hlak a ni a, chu chu atrial fibrillation an ti a, a khailak/chatlak a um sawt met chun thisen fe lai inkhal leia thisen lampui inkhar amanih sukchep a um thei a, chu chun thisen fe le hung a khak buoi a, lungphu sukchauin a sukchawl a, mihriemin a thipui hlak a nih. Ka hriet phak china ringot khom daktor thiem a pan rawn hle a, sienkhom a san tak an hriet suok thei nawh. A tawpah, Mosie ramri khang kum thum zeta a pel hnungin, a van ram kotkhar hongtu le chatuon lawmnaa thruoi luttuin a hung thrang tah a nih.

Mar 4, 2017

Trong Thlithlaina (Linguistic Survey)


Our language is the reflection of ourselves,
an exact reflection of the character
 and growth of its speakers.
- Cesar Chavez

Afghanistan ramri-a inthoka Thailand- Burma ramri bul chen hi British India hnuoia a ramper, km biel 4,903,312 (1,893,179 sq.miles) a lien, intiem hmasa tak 1881 khoma mihriem maktaduoi (mtd) 256 umna, Kumpinu lallukhum cheimawitu lunghlu tam tak laia a varparh a nih. Trong hrang hrang inhmang tah, hrangchat lai mek le thi hmin hman tah ieng zat am a um ti hriet nuomin kum 1891-1928 sung khan beipui thlakin thlithlaina (survey) an nei a, trong (language) 364 le trong tesep (dialects) tam tak an rikawt a. Chuong an lak khawmhai chu Linguistic Survey of India ti bu hming putin Volume 11 (XI) a hung suok a. Zo hnathlakhai po po, Meitei khom jel sain, Volume III, Part III-ah, Tibeto-Burman Family: Kuki-Chin & Burma Groups ti hnuoiah an mi khum a. Hi lekhabu hi Zo hnathlakhai chanchin le tu laia ei ram delhai ei hung hluo hma le hnung chanchin ei hril ni khuoa săm makmaw laia pakhat a nih. Hi lekhabu hi ro hlu, Old Kuki hnuoia hnam hming hrang hrang an siehai laia naupang tak,‘Hmar’ ti hming le ‘Hmar trong’ ziek ngeia a hung inlangna hmasa tak a nih.

Feb 27, 2017

Trongkam Piengsuol


A thupuia ei hmang hi a tir chun PIENGSUOL TRONGKAM tiin ka sut zet a. Ka hang ngaituo chǐk chun umzie phîr, bi thuok chun inang deu anga inlang, bi chieng ruok chun danglam tak ni si, thu mal thuhmun le inzat chie, umzie thuhmun neia ei ngai le hmang suol, sienkhom sim le hmar anga inhlat ni si, ‘thil thaw suol’ le ‘thil suol thaw’ ang hi niin ka hriet leiin a chunga thuthruoi hi ka hmang tah lem a nih. ‘Thil thaw suol’ chu Saptrongin ‘committing mistake/blunder’ a na, ‘thil suol thaw’ chu danin thaw lo dinga a ti bawsietna a ni leiin ‘committing sin’ an tih. Lusei tronga Baibul inlet hmasatuhai khan a danglamna an hriet naw ni ngei a ta, ‘thil suol thaw’ hi ‘thil thaw suol’ tiin an lo inlet vong a. Chu chu Hmar tronga an inlet khan an hmang ve top a. A danglamna ei hril fie ngiel khomin hi trongkam piengsuol hin kum za chuong ei bau a lo thruoi tah leiin, ei thiempuhai chen khomin thlakthleng harsa an tih. “Evi le Adam khan an thaw suol naw a, thil suol an thaw a ni lem” ei hang ti lem lem chuh, an mi Setan hmu tum el a nih. Trongkam piengsuolin mi a thruoi suol thei dan hi mei mei a ni nawh. A mi hlem biling top thei.  Diebol hmangruo suong laia pakhat a ni hrim a nih.

Feb 18, 2017

Thutiem Hlen Le Hlen Lo (Promise Fulfilled & Unfulfilled)


Political promises are much like marriage vows.
They are made at the beginning of the relationship between
candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.

– Dick Gregory

Ei tronga ‘thutiem’ ei ti hin umzie hrang hrang a fûn rawn hle. A umzie hrang hrang hrilna trongkam ruok chu ei hau ve nawh. Saptronga vow, oath, pledge, plight, promise, undertaking, swearing le a dang dang hi thutiem amanih intiemkam hrilna trongkam vong a nih. Thutiem hi danin a phut lei dam, inhnaw luina lei dam le mani lungril puoksuoka intiem a um a. Chun thu intukna (condition) nei chi le intukna um lo (unconditional) a tiem le hlen chi a um bok. Thutiem hlen dinga intiem naran el khom ni lo, hlen naw chun a tiemtu chungah thil thra lo iemani- chu chu kha kha- tlung dinga mani hringna le van sala inkhâm hiel khom an um. Chuong mihai chun a ‘pâp’ an tuor hlak niin an ring.

Feb 11, 2017

Inthlang Vuokvétah


Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy,
and the most aggravated form of tyranny and
slavery out of the most extreme liberty.

- Plato

Mihriem ta dinga thil poimaw pakhat chu rorelna khawl indik nei le hmang thiem a nih. Kum sang tam tak sunga mihriemin inrelbawlna thra, ditum le tluongtlung ei lak lut tah le hmang tah laia thra tak nia ngai chu mipuiin zalen taka ditthlangna hmanga aiaw ding roreltu an thlang theina le an thlak danglam theina ‘Democracy’ ei ti hih a nih. Mithiem le dawnril tam tak chun tu chena mihriemin inrelbawlna thra ei duong suok thei tawpkhawk chu mipui roinrelna khawlpui dimokrasi hi niin an ngai.

Feb 4, 2017

Tlangram Vs. Tlangmihai (Hill Area Vs. Hill People)


A thupuia ei hmang hi ho deua ngai pawl ei um el thei. Thil thuhmun le umzie inanga ngai pawl khom ei um bok ka ring. Mi tam lemin an indanglamna ei hriet naw el thei bok. Ei bi chieng ruok chun trongkam dengkhawng le inril taka danglam a nih. Manipur Sorkarin a hmang dan lem chun tûr trium tak a pai. Chu chu a tawi thei ang taka inhril hriet thei a ni takduoiin tiin hi lekha hi ka ziek a nih.

Jan 28, 2017

Pherzawl District: An Overview


(Summary of a paper presented by L. Keivom at ‘Dawntlang 2017: Pherzawl the Road Forward’ on January 28, 2017)[1]


December 8, 2016-a Manipur Sorkar thusuok No. 16/20/2016-R chu a tuk, December 9, 2016 khan Manipur Gazette-ah an hung puong a. Kha hmaa Districts pakuohai laia pasari-Imphal East, Senapati, Thoubal, Chandel, Ukhrul, Churachandpur le Tamenglong- tina khan District thar pakhat seng belin Revenue District thar 7 a hung pieng a. Chuonghai laia Churachandpur District-a inthoka khoi thlak District thar hung pieng chu Pherzawl District a ni a, a huop chin chu Pherzawl, Thanlon, Parbung-Tipaimukh & Vangai Range a nih.

Jan 7, 2017

2016 Thlirletna


Look not mournfully into the past,
it comes not back again. Wisely improve the
present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy
future without fear and with a manly heart.
- H. W. Longfellow

Kum 2016 sung khan kum 15 sunga Delhi Thurawn (DT) kawpi ka kolhai dap khawmin Baibul tiet deuthawa sa seng bu hrang hrang 23 le Watkin Roberts (Saptlangval) documents (1913-1968) bu 18 le thu le hla poimaw dang bu 9, arengin bu 50 zeta khorpumin library edition ruongin mawi takin Blessing Buhril leh kan insiemtir a. Kum iemani zat thlirletna, kum khat sunga thil tlung poimaw tlangpui inchikna, kei ngei khoma ka ziek a nih ti ka hriet ta naw a lo tam khop el a. Thil inchik thrat le humhal hang poimawzie hre chieng zuolin, hun tepinter tak karah, pei le pei naw thu khom dawn loin, kum 2016 thlirletna ka hung ziek hram a nih. Kum 2016 sung hin DT-ah ka artikul ziek 32 a chuong. Mellung poimaw inchik tlak: Hmar khawvela ni tin chanchinbu suok um sun HMASAWNNA THAR chu Web Offset hmanga standard size-a lien lem le mawi lema sut tran a nih.

Dec 24, 2016

Pherzawl & Bethlehem


There is a destiny that makes us brothers,
None goes his way alone;
All that we send into the lives of others
Come back into our own.
- Edwin Markham
(1852-1940)


Kristmas ei lo hnai nawk tah. A zŭnin a mi thram tran. Ngaituona inlusu hnung inthrei ier ierin a hung meng suok a, sulhnung kil le kap a dap kuol. Sir tinah tlangsam par vul chukin, January 13, 1992-a fam tah ka ruolpa Prof. Siemkim-in “dai po po laia dai hmingthang tak” a ti, Bethlehem daiah mi tin ngaituona mit a fu a, chu phulleng, ‘berampuhai ram truonna, serafimhai zai vawrna’ hmuna chun umni khamin ei riek lut a, hlim taka ei hmang zo Sikpui Kût hrim ei hriet zui nawh. Chu chu Jordan vadungin ei Ridil ram a hung chim pil hnunga ei khawvel hoiher chu a nih. Hi huna hin kei chuh ka pieng le seilienna, ka hnuoi Sinlung Pherzawl tlangah ka thlarau a leng lut naw thei nawh. Chu hmuna chun ka hnuoi Sinlung le ringnaa ka Sinlung Bethlehem an intuok khawm hlak. Chu chu a nih tuta truma ka thuvon chuh.

Dec 9, 2016

Hla Inchü


The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody has decided not to see.

- Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Phuoktu nina an inchŭ hla hrim hrim hi iemani hun le hmuna hla thra le inlăr a ni tlangpui. A phuoktu tak hriet chieng naw lei dam; a hla inchuktirtu le suklâr hmasatuin a phuoktu ni-a a hril thang lei dam; mi ta dinga phuokpek, a phuoktuin a phuokpek phuoka a pek suok lei dam; threnkhatin a hla an dit em leia “Hi chu ka hla a nih” ti-a an hril lei dam; hmingthang nuom leia phuoktu nina inchŭ tum lei dam; a hla thluk siempektuin phuoktu nina a hnunga a hung inchŭ lei le thil dang dang lei dam a ni hlak.