AF. INTRO 6

6. An impressionistic history of the South Asian subcontinent

 When I aim to commence my writings on the history of this subcontinent, why is that I would have to mention about my contentions that the languages of this subcontinent are feudal?

Many things will happen in history. It will be seen that many persons mentioned in history have been defined as wicked and some as of good personal qualities. There would be many other categorisations of individuals.

However, the actual fact would be that in each population, most of the common habits, mental reactions and mental behaviours of the people in their higher and lower strata would directly related to the social design codes embedded in the native language spoken by the people therein.

I am not intending to go deeper into this theme as of now.

However, I will very clearly mention as to what are the common features of the languages of the South Asian subcontinent.

Before that I will mention this much also: It is possible that the languages of Africa, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Great Britain, South American nations, other nations in Asia would have human relationship design codes, which are different from each other.

The feudal or hierarchical codes found in many languages of the South Asian peninsular region is thus:  

The word YOU gets splits into Thoo, Thum and Aap.

In Malayalam, it is Nee, Ningal and Saar (Thangal)

The English word HE

becomes USS and UNN in Hindi.

In Malayalam, it splits into Avan, Ayaal, Saar (Avaru, Adheham, Maadam/Medam) and such other words.

I am not entering into the deep details of this language study. For it is a very big subject, indeed.

However, there is an item that can be hinted here. It is that there is a huge difference in the human relationship codes between Malabari and Malayalam (lingua franca of two neighbouring areas in South Asia). I am not entering into the details here

There are a huge number of differences in human dignity, stature and human relationships in feudal languages, when compared with English.

As of now, I am not entering into that also.

However, when speaking in a general manner, it may be mentioned that this does effect a number of human features: repulsion to human beings, extreme levels of feudal respect, extreme levels of servitude, and when that gets erased, a mood to act treacherous, extreme jealousy, a mood to stab in the back, a different from English understanding about discipline, an employee-employer relationship quite different from that of English etc.

For instance, there are even codes inside feudal languages which decide as to whether an individual can be allowed to sit down or not. Many things which are seen in a very simple manner in English, acquire a very complicated set of features in feudal languages.

Even in the case of very simple items like that of an employer asking one of his subordinates to bring a glass of tea, in many occasions, feudal languages impose a terrible level of social load of heaviness. Actually a cup of tea does not have such huge weight, physically.  


 
 
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