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Full text of "Linguistic Survey Of India Vol V Part I Indo Aryan Family Eastern Group"

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VOLUME V-PABT I

Page 4, line 8 from lot tow of /e*r/» in marginal note.—For '.WM '. read4** \
Page 15, lim 7 from bottom of text.—For * Lakshmi,* wd fc LukJiiv'* \
! 19.—Substitute the following for the Table oa this pacre;—

Name of DiaWt,

JN'ame of Dialed.

Central or Standard

Western   (including   Kb&ria   Thar,   Mai
Poh&ria. and Saraki snb-diale<'ts)           .       3,9(}7.()41

Sontli-Wefetern

T46.W2

Northern (inclnding tfce KocK and  Siri-
puria Siib-dialecte)      .       .        .        ,       6,10S.553

Hajbangsl (including Babe sub-dialect)    .       3.216,371

Eastern   (including  Haijoug  and   East-
Central Rub-dialects)                    .       t;   14,649,430

2,196,632

88,929,125

2,554,021

Eastern

TOTAL for Assam

(including Chakma)           . j

TOTAL for Bengal        .

Ad&~~ Assam Total         ,       .                 .'

*

Add — South-Eastern Bengali, spoken    ia '
Akyab

ToTAiJor  Bengali spoken in the!
Bengali-speaking area         .        ,       J   41,597,298

of

292,800

2,261,221
1^554,021

1 These figures are not \\ympA or special local returns.

l>a,ge SS.—Svfoiitifle the following for the last fire lines on this  page :— We thus

arrive at the following result : —

Total number of people speaking Bengali at home         .                                   41,597,2%

„      olsewhere in the Lower Provinces              00,6^8
„      elsewhere in India   .

„
„

Grand Total of people who speak Bengali in India

275,348
41,933,284

Hosten, in his paper iu 'Bengal Past and Present'
(Vol. IX), mentioned below under * Authorities,1 describes an account of the Bengali
Alphabet older than that of Chcunberlayne. He says :—
c It was published with a Burmese alphabet in 1692 in a work containing observa-
tions by the Jesuit Fathers Jean de Foutenay, Guy Tachard, Etienne KoeJ and Claude
Be/e. The title of the book is Observations Physique* et XatMwcttique* povr servir a
I'hisloire mlnrelle, ei a la perfection de lAttrwwte el de la Geographic; JSwoyc'es