ofSyLI ;LjfIn[G ;fSylDdlaf gL ;fI;]af dlS;]g-glG mfS

(Pig is a Cultural and Sacred Figure/Totem of Limboo Community)

by Shree Lal Subba

Chotta Samdong, West Sikkim, IN.

 

Essay Writing Competition in Limboo Language on Facebook organised by Wordwide Limbus' Platform (WLP) for a month (19-11-2018 to 25-12-2018), which was open to participate internationally and its result was announced on 1st January 2019. The winner of the competition is Shree Lal Subba and he is awarded a certificate along with a Cash Prize Rs. 2000/- sponsored by Mr. Man Kirathang from Assam, India.

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ofSyLI ;LjfIn[G ;fDhlS dLGwLD;lufI nfk-dfcfI cl;LCu[G rLIgf x[KdfF tfu[ tfSdl nli-dfuq (study/understand profoundly) ;fDoX ;fSylD gL dfIwlDxfC kMXdfuq ;L;LjfI nlnlD ofSyLI ;LjfIilG cfFX;fI sLGw]bfIaf jfC.


sG ;ldlSnLId[G dLxInlI v[xInlI dLbfD tfDefnfD cfhLgl cfn[SvfdfI (invisible and eternal God) of tfu[Ff glIjfCmLdfIn[ cfn[Svf dLSnfD clhLDaL clbfs-vfdfI yfg-bLcfI tLIuLu[G jfFS g[;L. x[SsfOI v[G jfFS;fDbfI clS;fu[G vfDa]s- rXuL g[;L. cfF sG gloffFfV clS;fu[G vfDa]s-slG sLP[D;lI xXk-t[Nn[ ofDdX tfu[Ff glIjfCmLdfF[ v[G;fDbfI xlIj]T_kft-yLIxfC (living beings) rXuL. x[Ss]FlS kFlS_kFlSkf yS;f_kL;f rXuL;lcfI sXcl_rIefIV yfaLI_;lInfV t[De]CV o[KyXi-V ;]i-Pf gL tS;I s[F[S vfDa]s-d[G glofFf sLP[D;lI s[FCaf rXuL. vf;fI (nevertheless) glIjfCmLdfIn[ clt-tLaf x[Ss] clS;fu[G vfDa]s-kf glofFfF[G sL;fI d[F;[G. cfF ofDdX ;lSsLDd] glIjfC x[K;lIifI kXFXs-dl oDefdl dfIxfC yfg-bL;lcfI cf;fu[G gfDofKdlF[G gfjf rclt- rXs-df ;lSsLD glIjfC klFL;l. s[F[SgLNn[ g[xl_glIjfCbfIaf cf;fu[G d[GpfD_ofKdlF[G gfjf rclt-tfI sG vfDa]s-dX kXs-v[.


cfF glIjfCmLdfIn[ sLglIjfC t[OI s[F[S xlIj]T_kft-yLIxfC nLDdX xlIdf jfCdfF[ nful xfIjf_dLcl yf;L. d[GpfDu[G gfDofKdlxfC d[aXg-b[F d[aMXF[F d[a]. gfDofKdlxfC nLDdX g[xl_glIjfC ;LDdfF[ nfoX_nf;Xt-n[ s[KtL;l. sG jgfDdlG glIjfCmLdfIn[ g`;LcfI ;lt-plIdf x]s-t[. clS;f vfDa]s-sXaf vfDV nLIV s[F[S kLDdf rlNn[S_jF[S n[Idfgf dLS klFLcfI nTylS ;[Ff(af) d[Kgf sLbfI (horn) gMXaf sLDeLKkf s]d-af slKdf s[PLaf yS;f;lT kfIPLb];L. clS;f vfDa]s- s[F[S rlNn[S_jF[S n[SvLNn[ d[GpfD ofKdlxfC ylSrLD_y] kXs-v[ nCFlS yX glIjfCmLdfIilG ;]jf_;]g-bX gL k]nl d[efStLcfI ;]jf d[oLi[. glIjfCmLdfIilNn[ sLglIjfC t[OI vLg[C kft-tLaf cl;ls- v[G ;[Ff(af) yS;fclG d[GpfD ofKdlF[ sLDeLKk[G sLb]i- (half) d[h[KtLcfI xlDdX vF- d[hXuLcfI d[;fs-tL d[o[K;L. ofSyLI ;fDhlS dLGwLD cl;ls- v[G ;[Ff(af) yS;fclG xlD yS;f mfS d[hXuLcfI xlIdf d[x]s-tL. sSs]FlS tLTtLu[G tLDofIxfIxfCF[ d[aft-tL mfSgLNn[ ;[FfclG tLDaf yS;fFX. mfS kXi-df dLGwLD nlnlD;X ofSyLI;fF[ nLDdX cSs]FlS xli[cfI jfC.


kFlS_kFlSkf yS;f_kL;f nLDdX sG mfSslGgfI ylS kFlSkf yS;f jo[. clS;f_vfDa]s- kfs-t[Nn[ dfI_;fDdfIV yS;f_kL;f gL d[GpfDu[G gfDofKdl nLDdX kfg-_clI d[bIi[ s[FCaf dLGwLDn[ r[SvL. sG mfSslG j]C yS;fxfCgLNn[ cfg[Kkf (peculiar, uncommon) jo[. sGglG cfKmfn-n[;fI rfJafSV xlafSV ofD s[;lIaf (disgusting/loathsome) gL gfDu[;Laf (bad smelling) t[GxfCcX y]w] sLhfxfCFS sXt-tL rXF cfKmfn-n[cfI ;];] ;fI;fI d[jo[G. v[Nn[u rclt-tfId[Nn[ yX ;];] ;fI;fIb[G nLIdfC tLStLcfI kfIPLb];L.


yfs-sLwfs- cfglC yaf_oLdf gL ;Lwaf_;LoLdf;lF[ rSdLFf_k[DdLFf d[aft-tL d[oLFLaf cl;ls- ylSo[G tfu[Ff glIjfCmLdfIilNn[ v[G mfSslG ;lwfCwlS klFLF oX d[GpfDu[G t[De]C t[GgX clIPI ;fM;[ kfIPL. d[GpfDu[G gfDofKdlxfCF[ klTsLDafxfC clS;f_vfDa]s-dX d[wMXvLF d[ofu[. v[G klTsLDafxfCF[ vLglC mStfIilG s[SrLC cLIdfF[ n[a[V tls-t[cfI ofIP]s- (wound/blister) kXs-v[cfI kT. cfNn sG ;lbfCclG t]CF[cfI ofIP]s-sX xLk-df nCFlS d[TtL;[cfI yfi[C nCFlS mfSslG clI klFL. sF mfSslNn[ clIPI d[Iu[Tt] nfDdX v[G ;lbfCclG sLg[aXCcX yLK;LcfI d[GbIbI ofDdX tul x[Ss]c] rfJafSV jfafS gL tfDeLI ofSnfxfC kLGbL(b[). v[Nn[ rXuLNn[ glIjfCmLdfIn[ mfSslG ;fSdfq d[TtL_ “v[g[C cfF oX d[GpfD ofKdlF[ tIa] ;LD;l s[DxlIifI tfg-bl s[DxcfI dfIwlDV xfIwlD d[hXs-slNn[ cXufK s[DhXs- s[DhfF.” 


sG mfS yS;fclG ylaXi- ofSyLI ;LjfIn[G dLGwLDdlG dlSrX kMXd[Nn[ ;[Svfc] d[GpfD_ofKdlF[G kXi-df ;fDdf o[DdfI sTgfCwX ofSyLI ;LjfI nLDdX xli[cfI jfC s[FCaf sL;lI kXi-. tul tulu sG mfSslG ofSyLIafxfCF[ xlD_xlDdXFS nLIwfS vF- (stone piggery) d[hXuLcfI d[xlIPL. v[G vF-;lufI mfSvXi- d[hXuLcfI xlDdXnfD s[Fd-af of rfMxfCF[ sLxfXjfxfC gL gLwl_kSjf d[wXs-tL d[alFLF d[xlIPL. sLDdfM mfSslG mfSdfM d[d[TtLC. sLDafM mfSslG nfdlCaf d[d[TtLC. ofDdX sL;f mfSslG mfS n]t-pf d[d[TtLC. sG mfSslG oXk-kf klCdfgf nfaf if;l s[TgL ylaXi-ifI g[T (12) gL ylaXi- ;LD (13) tfFlS mfS n]t-pfxfC yfKtL;l. sL;fxfC sLgL (mfSn[G gL) klFL;lcfI xlIPL;l.


sG mfSslNn[ ;fclG tulu ofSyLI ;LjfIn[FS d[hX. sF c]ufI_c]ufI oFlS ;LjfIxfCF[cfI rfMdf gL xlIdf d[x]s-tL. cfNnXu sG mfSslG ofSyLI ;LjfIF[G oDaf ;fI;]af dlS;]g- kXs-v[cfI jfC. sG mfSslGgL ;L;LjfI nlnlD ofSyLI ;LjfI;fF[G ;fDoX_;fSylD gL vLglC ;Xd-_nLIdfC x[Ss]c] nfh]C kfs-t[cfI yXgLoX tIi[;lcfI jfC;lFX. x[Ss] kXs-v[Nn[ tul d[GpfD ofKdlF[ xlD rXs-df dLGwLDdlG cl;LCu[G rLIgf x[KdfF kMXd[Nn[ sG mfS yS;fclNn[ sLdlIilG xlIi[cfI jfCaf vMXd[b[T.


o[Tpf_xXg-bfXs- ;LD;l ;fMxfCF[ xlD d[hXu[Nn[V nXblIxfI (tLDaf) gL mLIblIxfI (mXs-jfaf);lF[G r]nldf g[CclG nLKnl;X jfbi-gfd[G ;lTnfIilNn[ xfuL ;[FL. v[G xlDdlG cfSv[G sL;I xlD rXu[;L;fI ySkfxfC (weevils)F[ d[hX v[G xlDF[G ofSgfDdlG xDdfF[ nful vfFXg-gX gli-u];X klF[I mfS n]t-pf tfKdfcfI v[G c]ufI xlD ;lTnfI of dLFLD ;lTnfId[CoX t[Tnf nfhfDgL m[bfIa[Nn[ x[gf d[TtL. mfSslG r[KdfcfI mfSdfSvlCF[ xlIjf ;[dfF sL;fDdlG n[s-df s[aXi-af kXs-v[. sG nTylS dLGwLD xlD rXs-df/yS yfDdf dLGwLDnfD vMXb[T.


cfNnX;fI sG mfSn[G ;fSylDdlG cfglC ylaXi- ofSyLIxfC nLDdX vf xlIi[cfI jfC. cfg`;LD cfF[;LDdfI cfjfC cfglC t[GwfD d]s-vlDdX mfS xs-taf tfKdf ylD cfNnX;fI jfC. sG cfglC r]nld[Nn[ n[StLaf of ;LI nCFlS ;[FS (a piece of eat) rXs-dfcfI xfMdf ylDdlGgfI jfC. ofSyLIafxfCF[G r]nldf mfTrf (elopement) k]s-sfI ;LDo[GF[ sfCclt- (relative by marriage)nfD clIdla[Nn[ yl;fKdf ;fDbfI mfSn[G nfI;]CwlS g[;LcfI nfIoXs- ;[Tp[tf. v[G ;LInfD d[GpLdfF[G kfM_dfMF[ sL;lI d[glt-tL vLglC ;f_r]nld[G sfCclt-xfCF[ d[b]CFLefI. sG mfSn[G ofd-aS ofSyLI ;fSylDx[KdX kFlS_kFlSsX xlIi[cfI jfC. ofSyLIafxfCF[G r]nl gL ;IjfM nLDdX mfSn[G ;fhl (meat left-over during meal) rMfdf d[GgLCdfgf dLGwLDdlGgfI xli[cfI jfC. 


tLTtLu[G tLDofxfIV m[hlSsLD m[bfIaf gL ;fDhlSsLD ;fDafxfCF[ dLGwLD d[aft-tL_ tul nfh]C kfs-t[Nn[ dfI_;fDdfIn[G o[DdX d[DpfDu[G gfDofKdlxfCF[ mfSh]F[ ;LI d[b]CFLcfI yX mStfInLIV mLSsLx[KdX sfKkX yLIwfIdfIilG d[alFLF dfI;]jf d[hXuL. c]ufI_c]ufI x[Ss]FlS mfSh]xfC s[F[S dfIilNn[ cLPL rMXn[u s[F[S d[GpfD ofKdl d[bI;lIgfI ;Ffi-n[ d[c[TtLF d[gfKtL d[oLFL s[FCaf dLGwLD;lTtfI jfC.


oLdfdfIilNn[ dLGwLDdlG rLSdLSsX dlSrX kMXd[Nn[ sG mfS yS;fclNn[ sLdlIilG ;[g-blC (nail) gL g[S;fC (flesh) x[Ss]FlSs] s[bIaf sfCcl vMXdf ;LSt[T. clS;f vfDa]s- kfs-t[Nn[ d[GpfDu[G gfDofKdl nLDdX sfCcl ;XwXs- d[Gg`;LG nfoX_nf;Xt-FS kXs-v[F ofu[. x[Ss]Nn[u glIjfCmLdfIilNn[ ofDdX d[GpfDu[G vfDa]s-dX kFlS_kFlSkf ;fDdfOI_oLKkfV xlNnl_dLwlI jfTtlxfC jft-plIifI d[GpfDu[G gfDofKdlF[ ySsX n[I;lIifI o[. oFlS_kFlSkf ySnf nlIu[G n[I;lIgfI d[GpfD_ofKdlF[G glIjfC sXt-tLF jo[. sF gfDofKdlxfCF[ sL;lI glk-df d[GpLStLGgfI gfd[GpfGFS d[d[TtL. v[De[Nn[ glIjfCmLd[G ;lt-plIifI d[GpfD t[De]CnfD yX ;]jfnLI t[GwX k]cfI do[. cfNn s[F[S tLTtL tLDofIxfIxfCF[ d[uXt-tLcfI d[bLdLuF oLdfdfI kXs-v[cfI oLi[.


cfNn ;lSsLD glIjfC do[[ k]nl d[efSt[V ;]jf d[do[F n[Kdl d[gfu[. v[G o[DdfI sTgf g[xfIdf kXs-v[cfI nf;X vMX;L s[FCaf dLGwLD jfC. nfhDdX mfSh] gL ofSyLI ;LjfIn[ oLdfdfIilG dfI;]jf d[Kdfuq sLglIjfC tfM s[FCaf g;fg- sTtL.


sLgLDdX sG mfS yS;fclG kFlS_kFlSsX cfglC ylaXi- ofSyLI ;LjfIn[G ;fDhlS dLGwLDxfCgL sfd[cfI jfC. ofDdX cfglC ;fSylDdX ;fI;]af dlS;]g-glG mfS nCFlS cfFX kXs-v[cfI jfC. cfglC ofSyLI ;LjfIn[ ;fDoX ;fSylDxfC rlNn[S_jF[S n[IdfcfI dlSrX kMXd[Nn[ sG mfS yS;fF[G sLo[s-ofclG cfglC nLDdX glwfk-nX. cfNn sG ;fSylDdlG tfg-bl dLclbfI;fF[cfI sL;lI d[glt-tLF nCFlS cfclt-tLDuq sG mfSslNn[ o[s-kf gLgfd]clG glIjfC m[Ddf d[gLCg[G. ;fDoX;lufI ;fSylD ofSV ;fDylD;lufI kFlS_kFlSkf dLGwLGxfC d[xli[cfI d[ofS. v[G dLGwLD;lufI cfglC ofSyLI ;LjfI cfxlIi[cfI cfjfC.

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