Language , identity and Meiteilon

Abstract

Language and identity have played a significant role in shaping the modern nation-states. Though , in modern days, it is a result of the French Revolution and European Renaissance , the notion of identity and language if not vividly but also did exist in Athenian society. The paper makes an attempt to understand the notion of language and how and who determines a language differentiating from its dialects , and also captures the notion of identity. The paper journeys through with an understanding of the language-identity relation through some fundamentals of socio-linguistic and anthro-linguistic schools of thought. It also highlights a small case study on Meiteilon , the official language of the state of Manipur.

Download options

PhilArchive

External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

  • Only published works are available at libraries.

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-02-11

Downloads
452 (#21,864)

6 months
51 (#15,936)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Bupenda Ningombam
St. Stephens College, Delhi

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations