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LOTHA NAGA ( Chizima, Choimi, Hlota, Miklai, Tsindir, Lutha, Tsontsii )

Spoken by 88,000 people in west central Nagaland, India.
Linguistic Lineage for Naga, Lotta
India

Hochi tsükona ntena heto randana,

"Potsüo woe evamo e opo,
ni mying ntssen tssoa,
ni ekhüngyan rotoka;
potsüo woe evambo chi esüa,
limhaloha ni lüm erüng tssotoka;
nchüng e engakvü etsoyu epia.
Osi e thüngi worhyui chiang ena
nlan siyio chi esüa e worhyu
chiang nlan nlan esiyia;
Osi echiphiv lo e tisoa, tokhatola nmhon lona eshanchoa.

Source: "NTHO MOTSÜ". Ntsata Ehen osi Ethan tssotsüche.
The Holy Bible in Lotha Naga (1967)
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Another version

 

                                                O POTSÜWOE EVAMO E OPO

 

O Potsüwoe evamo e opo                                       Our father who art in heaven

Ni mying ntsen tssothoka                                         Hallowed be thy name

Ni ekhüngyan rothoka                                                       Your kingdom come

Potsüwoe kvuto tssoasana,                                        Your will be done    

Limha lo ha hochito ni lümbüm tssothoka.                 On Earth as it is in Heaven.

Tsüngon akvü etsoyu e pia                                     Give us this day our daily bread

Osi e na kvuto oyam nlan siyiasana                              And forgive us our sins

Hochito e nlan e siyia;                                             As we forgive those who sin against us.

Echiphiu lo e ti rheyithoka,                                        Lead us not into temptation

osi nmhom lona e shanchoa.                                      But deliver us from all evil.

 

Amen.                                                                     Amen.

 

Contributed by Timmy Jose - E-mail zoltan.jose@gmail.com

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