Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country | Annotated Tale

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Glossary of Terms

PUC. Curry.

ZAYAT. A place built for the accommodation of travelers, also used as an assembly place for worship, especially during religious feasts; they are usually built near monasteries.

PARAH. (Burmese, payah) a god; an image of Gautama Buddha.

KAM. Luck.

MAU. To be skillful.

AMAT LÖNG. The chief amat or chief counselor of a prince.

SOIE. The Indian "viss"; a weight equal to about three and a half pounds avoirdupois.

CHATTIE. A cooking pot, usually made of earthenware.

HÜK. A deep rent in the earth with steep sides; a ravine; a torrent usually runs in it during the rainy season, but it is dry in the hot season.

HPEA. Spirit or supernatural being.

AMAT. A minister of State.

HSAN. A rice bag.

NANG ME PRAH. A queen.

Bibliographic Information

Tale Title: Glossary of Terms
Tale Author/Editor: Griggs, William C.
Book Title: Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country
Book Author/Editor: Griggs, William C.
Publication City:
Year of Publication: 1902
Country of Origin: Myanmar (Burma)
Classification: Glossary

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