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Dr. Clark’s Ao Naga dictionary completes 100 years
Published on 1 Mar. 2011 12:09 AM IST
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Ao Naga dictionary, written by Rev. Dr Clark during his stay at Molungyimsen, the first Christian in Nagaland state has completed 100 years.
To mark the occasion, Ao Baptist Church Council (ABAM) Literature and Education Board organized a special service at Molungyimsen village on February 27 where all the members of literature and education board attended the function.
According to an official bulleting, Reverend Walu Walling, who is the secretary of the board announced on the occasion that the completion of Ao Naga dictionary hundred years would be celebrated in selected Churches under ABAM throughout the year and that the second edition of the Clark’s Ao Naga dictionary would be prepared and released on November 18.
Launching the year-long programme with a mass prayer at Molungyimsen Baptist church, Rev. Walu paid rich tribute to Dr. Clark for his tireless literature work for the Ao Nagas.
The board members led by its secretary Rev. Walu, later had a meeting with church leaders and village elders of Molungyimsen and highlighted on the literature works of Dr. Clark.
The Ao Naga dictionary was printed at Calcutta and was released in 1911 just before Clark’s departure from Nagaland.

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