Ho: The language of Ho Tribe

Ho Language is spoken by Ho Tribe of Jharkhand state, now let us look at the some of the important books in this tribal language.
  • Ho Vyakaran by Lainoj Baro. (1915)
  • Grammar of the Kol by Ray A. Nariroat.
  • Encyclopaedia Mundarica by John Hoffman has section on Ho Dictionary.
  • Ho Grammar and Vocabulary, Ho English Dictionary, and Ho Sahitya Sarjan by Father Dini S.J.
  • Hindi Ho Sabdkosh by Brajbihari.
Ho folk literatures:
  • Ho folk literature’s collection of folk songs by Sharatchandra Rai, Dr. D.N. Majumdar, B. Sukumar, Haldhaar, Kanhuram Devgum etc. (1915-26).
  • Tuturd, Sayan Marsal by Dr. S.K. Tiyu.
  • The Affairs of a Tribe by Dr. D.N. Majumdaar.
  • Aandi and Sarjom Ba Dumba by Jaidev Das.
  • Ho Durandh by W.G. Archer.
  • Folklore of Kolhaan by C.H. Bompaas.
  • Sengail (Poems),  Satish Rumul (Poems), Ho Chapakarh Kahin, Satish Chandra Sanhita, and Chaas Raiy Takh by Satish Kumar Koda.
  • Dishum Rumul Mage Durudh by Shivcharan Birua.
  • Adivasi Sivil Durah, Adivasi Deyoan, Adivasi Muni and Urri Keda Kova Red-Ranu by Durga Purti.
  • Bongra Buru Ko (Ho Religion), Horoh Hoan Ko, Maradh Bonga, and Gosain-Devgum Mage Poraab (on Maage Parv) by Pradhaan Gaagrai.
  • Baradchiti (on Ho Lipi), Pompo, Shaaher Hora (Play),  Raghuvansh (Play),  Hora-Bara, Ho Hayam (Ho Vyakaran), Haladh-Halpudh, Jiboan Gumpai Duradh, and Bonga Singirai (Novel) by Lako Bodra.
  • Ho Kudih (Novel) by Dumbi Ho.
  • Ho Kudih (Novel) and Adhunik Ho Shishth Kawya by Prof. Janum Singh Soy.
  • Jaira Jeebon Dastur, Durrn Dudugar, and Ho Bhasha Shastra Ayun Vyakaran by Prof. Balram Paat Pingua.
  • Ho Dishum Ho Hoon Ko by Dhanusingh Purti.
  • Eitaa Bataa Nalaa Basaa, Joaur, Parem Sanadh (Poems), Sarjom Ba Taral, etc. By Kamal Lochan Kohaar.
  • Ho Lokkatha by Dr. Aditya Prasad Sinha.
  • Magazines like Johar, Turturd, Ottoroad, and Sarnaphool also have Ho language articles.

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