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Tiwa-English Dictionary - Salesian Linguist`s Monumental Work Released
By Dianetious F.
Shillong, Mar. 31. An 864-page Tiwa-English Dictionary (with English-Tiwa Index), compiled by noted linguist and polyglot Dr. (Fr) U V Jose,SDB was released by Rt Rev Paul Mattekkat DD, Bishop of Diphu, on 29 March 2014 at Umswai in the Karbi Anglong District of Assam. A large number of Tiwas from several villages around Umswai gathered to witness the release of what they called a `truly monumental contribution to Tiwa culture and language`. Tiwa is spoken by the Tiwa tribe of Assam in Northeast India. The  function also showcased many Tiwa cultural dances and songs. Read full text

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