Dr. Saralin Lyngdoh

Linguistics Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  • M.A (English)
  • M.A (Linguistics)
  • MPhil (Linguistics)
  • PhD (Linguistics)

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Syntax, Structure of North-East Languages of India, Structure of Austro-Asiatic Languages, Typology,  North East Linguistics.

Experience: 

  • Course Counsellor, IGNOU, Shillong, 2000- 2002
  • Guest Lecturer, EFLU, Shillong, 2003
  • Lecturer on Contract Basis, Department of Linguistics, NEHU, Shillong, 1999-2002

PhD Awarded/Supervised

Title of Thesis/Dissertation Name of the Scholar Date of submission
PhD (Clause Structure in Hmar) Marina L. Infimate August 2019

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

(a) Member of BOS (Commerce), NEHU
(b) Member of BOS (English), NEHU
(c) Member of BOS (English), NEHU
(d) Member of MOOCs Committee, NEHU
(e) Member of Guest House Management Committee, NEHU
(d) Chairperson, Admission Committee, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(e) Member, Admission Committee, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(f) Semester Exams In-charge, Department of Linguistics, NEHU      
(g) Field Works Supervisor, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(h) Head In-Charge, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(i) Member, Purchase Committee, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(j) Member, Selection Committee, Department of Linguistics, NEHU
(i)  Co-ordinator, Khasi-Hindi-English-Thai Online Dictionary (2019), NEHU
(j)  Co-ordinator, International Language Fest (2019)

Academic affiliations:

  • Member of Online Dictionary in collaboration with Department of Linguistics- Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

 

Research Projects

Title of Ongoing Research Project Sponsoring Authority
Digital Linguistic Map UPE Project, NEHU
Khasi-Hindi-English-Thai Online Dictionary Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Publications

Titles of publications with details Journal ISSN No.
The Morphology of Khasi Verbs and their Semantics, pp 1-11 www.hinditech.com
ISSN 2231-4989
Languages of the North East with Special Reference to Khasi, pp 1-5 www.hinditech.com
ISSN 2231-4989
Language Interrelations:  the Degeneration of Socio-Cultural and Traditional Values in Khasi and Hmar, pp 1-7 www.hinditech.com
ISSN 22314989
Khasi Language as dominant Part-of-Speech ascendant in NLP. Pp 109-115 International Journal of Computational Intelligence &IoT. Vol 1
ISSN 1556-5068
Needs of Digital Sign Boards in India: A case study of Central Kolkata. Lokaratna. Vol XII
ISSN 2347-6427
Passivization in Hmar,pp 152-161 Languages of India. Vol. 19.5 May 2019
ISSN 1930-2940
Ki Kyntien bad ki Jingmut Jong Ki, pp 38-46 In KaThwet Jingstad. Vol. 1. No 3
Society of Khasi Studies
Ka Phonetic bad Ki Dak Thoh HaKa Ktien Khasi, pp 116-129 Ka Thiar Ki Nongthoh. Vol 8        

Books authored/Books edited

Title of Books Authored / Books Edited/ Book Chapters with details ISSN/ISBN No.
Lexical Anaphors In Khasi Mawphor Printing Press
Tibeto-Burman Linguistics of Northeast India 978 93 80261 90 4
Linguistic Ecology: Meghalaya 978 93 80261 96 6
Austro-Asiatic Linguistics of North East India 978930261881
Basics of North East Linguistics 9789380261898
Syntactic  Typology: Language Contact and Convergence 9789386302007
Fabric of Indian Linguistics 978-93-82120
A Glimpse of some  of the Austro-Asiatic Languages in India 9789388881142

Book Chapters

The Conceptual Metaphors of Time and Space in Khasi. pp70-78 978 93 80261 96 6
Explaining Languages: Its Limitations pp- 122-129 978 93 80261 96 6
Ergative-Absolutive in Halam and Biate pp 223-229 978 93 80261 90 4
Noun-Verb Compounding in Gangte and Vaiphei 978 93 80261 90 4
Some Syntactic Characteristics Aspects of Dewsawlia: A variety of Khasi, pp 23-39 978930261881
Aspects of the Grammar of Khasi, pp 259-287 978930261881
Structure of Noun Phrase in Nongjri, a Variety of Khasi, pp 215-243 978930261881
Language Endangerment and Linguistic Rights with special Reference to Khasi, pp 43-56 Post Colonial Writings in Tribal Languages of India. Society of Khasi Studies.
DP Movement in Khasi, 257-264 978-93-82120
The Syntax of Verb Phrase in Amsohtai, pp 52-61 9789388881142
Pohchnong-Pohskur: The Linguistic Distinction of Pnar, pp 62-66 9789388881142
Agreement in Standard Khasi and its Variety, Pnar, pp 144-162 9789386302007

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars

Type Title of the Lecture/Paper Title of Conference/ Seminar, etc. Organizer
International Khasi Media and Linguistic Landscaping: a Semiotic analysis International Conference on Linguistics Landscaping  2016 Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Language Contact and Ethno- linguistic Identity: Prospective of the Assamese and Bengalis International conference on Syntactic Typology, Language Contact and Convergence Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Agreement in Standard Khasi and its variety Pnar International conference on Syntactic Typology, Language Contact and Convergence Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Language Interralations : the Degeneration of Socio Cultural and Traditional Values in Khasi and Pnar International Conference on Endangered Languages of Delhi-NCR: the North-East Focus Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Pohchnong and Pohskur: the Linguistic Distinction in Pnar South and South-East Asian Conference on Austro-Asiatic Languages Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Resource person in Workshop International conference on Syntactic Typology, Language Contact and Convergence Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Resource person in Workshop South and South-East Asian Conference on Austro-Asiatic Languages Department of Linguistics, NEHU
       
National/State UGC-HRDC Winter School . 19th March-8th April 2018 The Principles of (English ) Grammar and Their Applications: The Common Errors MHRDC
Development of Resource Materials for transition from Tribal Languages (Sadri and Kharia) to Assamese. 27th -31st August 2018   NERIE
Workshop on Translation of Resource Materials on Adolescents Education 7th and 8th March 2018   NERIE
"Training of Teachers on Teaching learning in Multilingual Class at the Primary Level
for North East  from 23th -27th October, 2017
Developing Minority Languages NERIE
Development of Reading Materials in Khasi for Children of Age Group 6-9 years   DIET
Languages of the North-East with special reference to Standard Khasi and its dialects The Preservation, Propagation and Promotion of our Folk Legacy All India Radio, Shillong
Pronunciation and Articulation of Khasi Phonetics. Pronunciation and Articulation (Khasi Phonetics) All India Radio,
Shillong
Workshop cum  Training Programme EILMT,   Department of Linguistics, NEHU, SHILLONG
Lexical Representations UGC Refresher course in Advances in NLP Department of Linguistics, NEHU, SHILLONG
Teaching Grammar through Technology UGC Refresher course in Education Departmet of Education, NEHU,Shillong
Project Grammar Determiner, Tense, Aspect and Sentence Transformation Lady Keane college
Workshop on Mother Tongue Survey in India Syntactic Features of Languages Department of Linguistics, NEHU
Language Skills on Training Program The Language Skills DIET
Dialect Survey of Khasi   CIIL, Mysore
Aspects of the Generative Grammar of Austro-Asiatic Languages with Special Reference to Khasi    UPE, NEHU
National Workshop on Mother Tongue of North East India with Special Reference to Meghalaya Explaining Languages: its
Limitations
Department of Linguistics and Department of Anthropology,  NEHU
Orientation Programme  for ST Teachers of Meghalaya   Department of Linguistics and CIIL, Mysore
Emerging Linguistic Scene in North East India Control in Khasi Department of Linguistics and CIIL, Mysore

Collaboration/Consultancy:

Project Coordinator of Khasi-Hindi-English-Thai Online Dictionary in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Any other

(a) Member, ELTAI, Shillong Chapter
(b) Member, Production Team, Ri Khasi Channel
(c) Programme Advisory Committee, All India Radio
(d) Member, Linguistic Society of India
(e) Event Coordinator (Workshops, Conferences and other events of the Department of Linguistics)