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THE

IMPERIAL GAZETTEER

OF INDIA



VOL. XVIII

iVIORAM TO NAYAGARH



NEW EDITION

PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF HIS MAJESTY'S
SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA IN COUNCIL



OXFORD
AT THE CLARENDON PRESS



IQOl



IIKXRY FROWDE, M.A.

PUBLISHER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

LONDON, EDINBURGH

NEW YORK AND TORONTO



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INTRODUCTORY NOTES

Notes o^n Transliteration

P'owe/Souftds

a has the sound of a m ' woman.'

a has the sound of a in ' father.'

e has the vowel-sound in 'grey.'

i has the sound of / in ' pin.'

I has the sound of / in ' police.'

o has the sound of o in ' bone.'

u has the sound of // in ' bull.'

u has the sound of ¬Ђ in ' flute.'

ai has the vowel-sound in ' mine.'

au has the vowel-sound in 'house.'

It should be stated that no attempt has been made to distinguish
between the long and short sounds of e and o in the Dravidian
languages, which possess the vowel-sounds in ' bet ' and ' hot ' in
addition to those given above. Nor has it been thought necessary
to mark vowels as long in cases where mistakes in pronunciation
were not likely to be made.

Most Indian languages have different forms for a number of con-
sonants, such as d, /, r, Szc, n_^iarked in scientific works by the use
of dots or italics. As the European ear distinguishes these with
difficulty in ordinary pronunciation, it has been considered undesir-
able to embarrass the reader with them ; and only two notes are
required. In the first place, the Arabic ^, a strong guttural, has
been represented by /i instead of



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