[INDOLOGY] Looking for two older (short) books on "Sadani"

Richard Mahoney | Indica et Buddhica r.mahoney at indica-et-buddhica.org
Thu Nov 7 15:37:09 EST 2019


Dear John,

Whitley seems to be in the stacks in Berlin (details under "FULL
RECORD"):

http://bit.ly/32x8XFu

or long

https://scholia.indica-et-buddhica.org/search/zdb.sch?attribute=%40attr+1%3D4&query=Notes+on+the+G%C3%A1nw%C3%A1r%C3%AD+Dialect+of+Lohardaga&operator=&attribute2=&query2=&submit=search


Best, Richard




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From: John Peterson via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info>
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To: INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info>
Subject: [INDOLOGY] Looking for two older (short) books on "Sadani"
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:17:27 +0100
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Dear members,

Would any member of this list by any fortunate chance of fate perhaps
be in a library which contains either of the following two short
grammars of "Sadani" (known locally in Jharkhand as "Sadri" or
"Nagpuri")?

[1] Whitley, E.H., S.P.G. 1896. Notes on the Gánwárí Dialect of
Lohardaga, Chota Nagpur, assisted by A. Salkar, 1895. Calcutta: 1896

[2] Floor, H. 1931. Language Hand-Book/Sadani (The Patois of Chota
Nagpur). Calcutta: Tea District Labour Association. [Note that this
book may have "Tea District Labour Association" or "Anonymous" as its
author.]

Both books are mentioned in Jordan-Horstmann's 1969 grammar of this
language but my co-author and I (who have now otherwise finished our
grammar of this language and would like to send it off for
publication) have not been able to locate a copy of either. We are now
hoping that a smaller library which may not have all of its books in
digitally catalogued may be able to help us here.

Any help - whether as a scan, paper copy or loan of this book - would
be greatly appreciated!

Best,
John Peterson



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