आयनायाव बेरखांनाय नोंनि महरानो  आंनि बयनिख्रुइबो साबसिन खन्थाय  नाथाय, बेयोदि थाबैनो गोमोरलांबाय  बेनो आंनि जोबथा आं नोंखौ मोजां मोनो!
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Bodo poem, translated by Aleendra Brahma

Love poem translated into bodo (mech). Bodo is a Tibeto-Burmese language spoken in India and Nepal. This official language of Assam is written with the devanagari script, or latin, originally it was in Deodhai. The bodo is one of the official languages of India, and it's spoken by 1.5 million people.

The Bodos are part of the Aborigines of India (Ādivāsī). They live on agriculture and handicrafts, they are organized in a patrilineal society, where polyandry is allowed. Although Hinduism and the caste system have penetrated their everyday lives, the Bodos remain attached to their religious traditions. They continue to worship ancestors and spirits.
Indian poems