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Assamese Language
Ancient * Davaka * Kamarupa
Kamarupa
Medieval * Ahom Kingdom * Sutiya Kingdom *
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Pragjyotisha Kingdom
Ancient * Davaka
Davaka
* Kamarupa
Kamarupa
Medieval * Ahom Kingdom
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Danava Dynasty
Ancient * Davaka
Davaka
* Kamarupa
Kamarupa
Medieval * Ahom Kingdom
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Naraka Dynasty
Ancient * Davaka
Davaka
* Kamarupa
Kamarupa
Medieval * Ahom Kingdom
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Glottolog
GLOTTOLOG is a bibliographic database of the world's lesser-known languages, developed and maintained first at the former Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig
Leipzig
, Germany, and since 2015 at the new Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena
Jena
, Germany. In addition to the languoid catalogue (the catalog of the world's languages and language families), Glottolog provides a comprehensive bibliography on the world's smaller languages
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ISO 639-3
ISO 639-3:2007, Codes for the representation of names of languages – Part 3: Alpha-3 code for comprehensive coverage of languages, is an international standard for language codes in the ISO 639 series. It defines three-letter codes for identifying languages. The standard was published by ISO on 1 February 2007. ISO 639-3 extends the ISO 639-2 alpha-3 codes with an aim to cover all known natural languages . The extended language coverage was based primarily on the language codes used in the Ethnologue (volumes 10-14) published by SIL International , which is now the registration authority for ISO 639-3. It provides an enumeration of languages as complete as possible, including living and extinct, ancient and constructed, major and minor, written and unwritten. However, it does not include reconstructed languages such as Proto-Indo-European
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ISO 639-1
ISO 639-1:2002, Codes for the representation of names of languages — Part 1: Alpha-2 code, is the first part of the ISO 639 series of international standards for language codes . Part 1 covers the registration of two-letter codes. There are 184 two-letter codes registered as of October 2015. The registered codes cover the world's major languages. These codes are a useful international and formal shorthand for indicating languages
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ISO 639-2
ISO 639-2:1998, Codes for the representation of names of languages — Part 2: Alpha-3 code, is the second part of the ISO 639 standard , which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages . The three-letter codes given for each language in this part of the standard are referred to as "Alpha-3" codes. There are 464 entries in the list of ISO 639-2 codes . The US Library of Congress
Library of Congress
is the registration authority for ISO 639-2 (referred to as ISO 639-2/RA). As registration authority, the LOC receives and reviews proposed changes; they also have representation on the ISO 639-RA Joint Advisory Committee responsible for maintaining the ISO 639 code tables
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Davaka
Ancient * Davaka * Kamarupa
Kamarupa
Medieval * Ahom Kingdom
Ahom Kingdom
* Sutiya Kingdom
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Kamarupa
Ancient * Davaka
Davaka
* KamarupaMedieval * Ahom Kingdom
Ahom Kingdom
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Bodos
The BODOS (pronounced ) are an ethnic and linguistic aboriginal group of the Brahmaputra valley in the northeast part of India
India
. Bodos are the single largest group in the Northeast region of India. They are recognized as a plains tribe in the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution . Udalguri , Chirang , Baksa , Sonitpur , Goalpara , Dhemaji, Lakhimpur , Darrang , Bongaigaon
Bongaigaon
, Kokrajhar
Kokrajhar
of Assam
Assam
are considered the centre of the Bodo area. The Bodos living in West Bengal , Nepal
Nepal
are called Mech
Mech
. The Bodos use the term Bodosa (which is pronounced as Borosa meaning son of Bodo) to describe themselves
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Dimasa People
The DIMASA PEOPLE (or Dima-basa, and also called Dimasa-Kachari ) are a group of people inhabiting Assam
Assam
and Nagaland states in Northeastern India
India
. Dimasa mythology says that they are the children of Bangla Raja (Earthquake God) and the great divine bird Arikhidima. Bangla Raja's six sons— Sibrai, Doo Raja, Naikhu Raja, Waa Raja, Guyung Brai Yung, and Hamyadao and Arikhidima are their ancestors, and in Dimasa belief, are ancestral Gods. They are called Madai in Dimasa . Evil spirits born of the seventh egg of Arikhidima are responsible for disease, suffering and natural calamities. Ancient Dimasa tradition maintains that sixty thousand ( 60,000 ) Moon months (Lunar months) ago, they left their ancestral land when it suffered a severe drought . After a long wandering, they settled at Di-laobra Sangibra, the confluence of the Brahmaputra
Brahmaputra
and Sangi or Di-tsang
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KALITAS Of ASSAM
The KALITA is an ethnic community or a caste group of Hindus belonging to the state of Assam
Assam
in North East India . They commonly claim to belong to the Kshatriya caste. There is evidence of Kalita kingdom in very early times as well as during the 15th-16th century. CONTENTS * 1 Origin * 2 Social life * 3 Notable Kalitas * 4 References ORIGINAccording to " Purana
Purana
Tradition", the Kalitas are considered as pure Aryans . Though the Aryan descent theories endorse the arrival of the Kalitas "before the rise of the existing professional castes", the Kalitas generally claim to belong to the Kshatriya caste, and call themselves kulalupta, kula meaning caste and lupta meaning gone ("degraded caste") in the context of the legend that the Kalitas "were Ksatriyas who fled from the wrath of Parasurama
Parasurama
who was determined to exterminate the Ksatriyas
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Assamese Muslims
Islam
Islam
is the second largest religion in Assam
Assam
. Islam
Islam
is also fastest growing religion in Assam
Assam
according to 2011 census report. According to the 2011 census, there were 10,679,345 Muslims in the Indian state of Assam
Assam
, forming over 34.22% of its population. Muslims are majority in almost 9 districts of Assam
Assam
according to 2011 census
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Baro-Bhuyan
The BARO-BHUYANS (spelled variously as Baro-Bhuinas, "Baro-Bhuiyan" etc.) were warrior chiefs and landlords (zamindars ) on the Indian subcontinent ; in the region of medieval Assam
Assam
and Bengal
Bengal
, who maintained a loosely independent confederacy. In times of aggression by external powers, they generally cooperated in defending and expelling the aggressor. In times of peace, they maintained their respective sovereignty. In the presence of a strong king, they offered their allegiance. In general, they were in control of a group of villages, called cakala, and the more powerful among them called themselves raja. Baro denotes the number twelve, but in general there were more than twelve chiefs or landlords, and the word baro meant many. Thus, Bhuyan-raj denoted individual Bhuyanship, whereas Baro-Bhuyan
Baro-Bhuyan
denoted temporary confederacies that they formed
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Colonial Assam
COLONIAL ASSAM (1826–1947) refers to the period of History of Assam between the signing of the Treaty of Yandabo and Independence of India when Assam
Assam
was under the British colonial rule. The political institutions and social relations that were established or severed during this period continue to have a direct effect on contemporary events. The legislature and political alignments that evolved by the end of the British rule continued in the post Independence period. The immigration of farmers from East Bengal
East Bengal
and tea plantation workers from Central India continue to affect contemporary politics, most notably that which led to the Assam
Assam
Movement and its aftermath
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