1 .Ahu- A kind of paddy, harvested during summer.
2. Ajo-se -a Karbi word, night fever.
3. Akejoi -System of Karbi Marriage
4. Akeme - ,,
5. Ali - Embankments across a paddy field.
6. Amri -Name of group of karbi people.
7. Anguli -finger, used for measuring length.
8. Arleng -a Karbi word meaning Man.
9. Artu -a Karbi word, collection of houses, suburi in Assamese.
10. Balia-pani -Mad water, turbulent floods.
11. Bao -A kind of paddy harvested during winter.
12. Bar-Bhandari -One who is in-charge of law and justice.
13. Bar-Kapor -A thick garment to wrap the body in winter.
14. Bar-ghar -The house of the Karbi people used for cooking and eating.
15. Basti - A homestead.
16. Beget -an indigenous measurement of length equal to'2286 metre.
17. Bazar - Market place.
18. Bigha -A measure of land standing for 1/8th of a pura of land.
19. Bihu -An Assamese National Festival.
20. Bil -A shallow pool of water , a small lake.
21. Bilai Thenlon -snake figures cut out of the stone blocks.
22. Bilai Lindo - ,,
23. Bhur or Mar -Raft made of bamboo or pieces of banana tree.
24. Chhaddar -A piece of garment used to cover the upper part of the body.
25. Charkha -A spinning wheel, called Jatar in Assamese.
26. Chhatak - An old measurement of weight, equal to.583 kilogram.
27. Chitha -A revenue field register from which Jamabandi is prepared.
28. Chunga -A hollow bamboo; sometimes the knot is retained at the bottom for using as container
or measuring liquid thing.
29. Dangari -A large sheaf of paddy.
30. Dantal -A tusker.
31. Dao -A tool made of iron-bar.
32. Dewan - A village court where cases are tried by the head-men
33. Deshi -Home-made.
34. Dhai -Mid-wife.
35. Dhenki - A long beam with a pestle affixed at the end, meant for pounding rice or pulse.
36. Doli - palanquin, Dola in Assamese.
37. Doon -A conical shaped bamboo basket for measuring five seers of grain.
38. Dupatta -A piece of cloth that loosely cover the soulder.
39. Ekra - Reed.
40. Eri -A species of silk, the cocoons of which are fed on castor plant.
41. Fandi -An expert in catching wild animal.
42. Gandharva - The system of secret marriage among the Hindus in old time.
43. Ganja -An Indian hemp.
44. Gaonbura -The headman of a village who is responsible for collection of land -revenue and
45. Garh - An embankment.
46. Ghani - An oil-compressure.
47. Ghar - A dwelling-house.
48. Ghat -A landing stair or a bathing place on a river -bank.
49. Gur -Molasses.
50. Hacha - A Karbi festival observed during the time of harvesting.
51. Hat -A market place, also a measurement 1/2 of a yard.
52. Harni Gobra - A Dimasa Kachari festival.
53. Hazira - Attendance, a kind of payment made daily on attendance .
54. Jabs -A measurement, yabs.
55. Jamabandi -A revenue register holding the names and other particulars of land-owner.
56. Jhum -A process of cultivation in hill-areas.
57. Jhuming -A shifting cultivation.
58. Kalah -A pitcher.
59. Kanango - A revenue officer who maintains the Jamabandi copy at District Council 's office.
60. Karbi - 'Man' in general.
61. Karbi-Richo -King of the Karbis.
62. Katha - A measure of land standing for 1/5th of a bigha.
63. Kathia Tali -Paddy seed-bed.
64. Khar pani -An Alkaline preparation extracted usually from banana plant ashes.
65. Kheda Shikar -A process employed in catching elephant.
66. Khel - Group.
67. Khorongma - A Dimasa Kachari word meaning strong fence.
68. Khunang - a Dimasa Kachari word for the village headman.
69. Khuri - A place where large herds of cows and buffaloes are kept.
70. Khutiwala -One who maintains Khuties.
71. Khupri - A Nepali dagger.
72. Kunkis - hunting elephants.
73. Kudali -Hoes , Kodal.
74. Lahi - A fine variety of paddy.
75. Lecha - A measurement of land standing 1/20th of a katha.
76. Lodet or lodet pi - The Karbi word for female diviner (Ojha).
77. Machan -A kind of a raised platform madeof bamboo.
78. Mahal - A division of forests for different purposes.
79. Maimuthesha - Sradha ceremony of the Dimasa Kacharis.
80. Makhana -An elephant without tusk.
81. Makoi - Maize, astaple cereal.
82. Mandal -A revenue officer in charge of a lot.
83. Mauza - A collection of villages.
84. Mauzadar - The in-charge of a Mauza who is responsible for collection of land-revenue and
85. Mahadev -Lord Siva.
86. Mangalsua -A diviner who can discover the author of the spell, god or demon who had brought
87. Mahajan -A business -manwho lends money to others.
88. Mekhela -A lower-garment for female worn down at the waist.
89. Mela-shikar -A process employed in catching elephant.
90. Mohar - An old term for coins.
91. Murha -A kind of seat made of cane and bamboo.
92. Nadi -A river.
93. Nala -A drain.
94. Naluka - The bark of a tree used as perfume.
95. Nazir - A court official who serves summons.
96. Osomer Jijan Chalanglok - A kind of Karbi marriage which resembles Gandharva marriage
among the Hindus in former times.
97. Pachi -A basket.
98. Pahar - A hill.
99. Palla - A balance.
100. Palki - A palanquim.
101. Parbat - A mountain.
102. Pari - A kind of rug made of lumos of raw cotton.
103. Patta -A lease to a person.
104. Phal - A piece of iron fastened in the front end of a plough.
105. Pira - A kind of wooden furniture for sitting purposes.
106. Powa - 1/4 th of a Seer.
107. Pudina - A kind of edible herb with pungent smell.
108. Puja - Worship.
109. Pura - A measurement.
110. Purohit - Who performs sacrifices.
111. Rati - The seed of wild plant used for measuring gold.
112. Rajani Gobra - A Dimasa Kachari festivals.
113. Ran-chandi - War-Goddess.
114. Ronghang - A sect of the Karbi people.
115. Rongker - An annual village festival of the Karbis.
116. Rijamfai - A piece of cloth worn by the Dimasa Kachari woman round the breast.
117. Rikhaosa -A scarf in Karbi dialect.
118. Sali - A kind of paddy , harvested during winter.
119. Sanchipat - The leaf of a kind of tree (Agaru) used for writing manuscripts in old days.
120. Sangha -Club , association.
121. Shemkar - A Dimasa Kachari word meaning the place where salt is available.
122. Shikari - Hunter.
123. Sital pati - Mat woven with fine fibre.
124. So-meme - a Karbi word meaning with fine fibre.
125. Taklis- An instrument meant for hand-spinning of yarn.
126. Tamul - Betel -nut.
127. Thor or Jhap -Five , six or eight bundles of paddy.
128. Til - Sesamum
129. Tira- a Lalung word meaning People oe Lord.
130. Tola -1/8th of a seer, used for weighing gold.
131. Tulachani - Old-time weighing scale.
132. Ural-mari - Wooden morter used for pounding paddy and rice.
133. Vansavali - Description of rulers in succession of dynasty, genealogy.
134. Zamindari - A system of land-tenure and taxation.
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