Gorum

Authored by: Gregory D.S. Anderson , Felix Rau

The Munda Languages

Print publication date:  March  2008
Online publication date:  April  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415328906
eBook ISBN: 9781315822433
Adobe ISBN: 9781317828860

10.4324/9781315822433.chEight

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Abstract

For this language (Ethnologue code [pcj]) a wide variety of names is in use: Gorum, Parengi/Parenga and Porja (Basa)/Poroja (Basa). Its speakers mostly refer to the language as Porja Basa (Por[o]ja < Oriya pr?ja ‘people’; Basa < Oriya bhasa ‘language’) a name of obvious Indo-Aryan etymology.

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