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Cheilaoba : A short story

Leishangthem Roshan Meetei *



Mamaangeidi Sajibu Thaa Haibasi Yaamnasu Ingdaba, Yaamnasu Saadaba Khwaidagi Nungaiba Thaa Ama Oirambani, adubu Malem gi Aying-Ashaa gi Khal Kaitharakpasina Lamtaa Loisillakpadagi Houna Sariba Nungshaa si Onthoknasu Yaakhre.

Nasai Nungthil gi Yaaklaba Nungsha gi Meishaa Maraktuda Waana Chek Hollubagi Awaaba Pothanaringei, Chekon Mapuna, Chekonda Thabak Suriba Sinmi Singdugi Cheilaobagini Haiduna Mata Phana Phajaraba Shareng Amamam Yellakpadudadi, Nongmagi Chara Taanjariba Sinmi Singdudi Haraobana Lu-ton Saatkhre.

"Onthoknasu Mabuk Mapao Phakhredako Eikhoigi Chekon Mapuse", asumna mayamna sonnei, haraonei.

Maagi Thunglakliba Shareng Adu Phirol Haplakpa Khao Aduda Hapchillaga Harao Momon Minokka Loinana Mayum Maikei Panglakli, Leima.

Nungthilda Nungsha Phana Sajarasu, Chekondagi Mayum Phaobagi Lambida Leiriba Lamhang Aduda Sitliba Numidangwairam gi Liri Humba Malangbana Hakchangda Yeibada Awaba Pumnamak Kok-hankhi.

"Mama Eikhoigisu Hayeng Cheilaosiko", Leikai gi Mamanaba Singna Moigidi Hayeng Cheilaogani Mathel-Lukoi Mayam ga Loinana Hainarakpada, Leima gi Macha Atonba Tomba na Mamada Hairakhi.

Macha gi Wahei Aduna Leima gi Thamoida Haingam Toungamdana Makhol Thokna Kapninglakhi, adubu Machagi Matou Aduda, "Ema gi Tomba, keidoubei Cheilaoroidoino, Eikhoigisu Hayeng Soidana Cheilaodoini."

Tasengnamakidi Mapuroiba Leikhidraba Matungdagi Leima, Yamna Wana Macha Anibu Nongmagi Chara Ani Suna Pijaba Ngamnaba Hotnabada Chekonda Thabak Sujaribi Sinmi Amani. Cheilaobagi Mathel Lukoi Langnabagi Pangal Leima da Leijade. Ahoinadum Cheilaoba Numittumadi Chekon Suti Oirani-Khutsumal Phanglaroi, Macha Anibu Matou Karamna Mabuk Thanhangani Khanbada Laimal Oijaribini.

Achouba Wakhal gi Potlum Amaga Loinana Macha Anibu Ayukki Chara Pijaramlaga Chekonda Thabak Suba Lakhibi Leima, Wakhal gi Potlumna Lumankhibana Machi Machi Ungdunata Leikhi.

Nasai Waigi Leiramba Potlum Khudingmak Khajik Kokcharaduna, Magi Khao Aduda Hangdok-Hangdoktuna Yengjaraga Maithong Momon Noktuna Asum Lakpana Mayum Yourakhi.

"Thoibi, Ema Lak-a, Emana Puraklisse Keino Yenglo Laone, Nachin-Noupa Anibu"

Mamagi Khonjel Tabada Ei Hana Yengni-Ei Hana Yengni Haiduna Inna-Innaduna Animak Chenthorak-e.

"Ehe! Tounanu Haimi Noi Anibu, Sokna-Laknaba Tarene. Se Se Emana Hayeng Cheilaobagi Achouba Sareng Ama Leiraklabani, Yengose."

"Mama Sigise Eikhoigiro?" Chaoraba Shareng Adu Ubada Haraobana Thumhatlaba Thoibi na Hanglakhi.

"Mane Eikhoigine Hayeng Cheilaobagi Emana Leirakline" Macha gi Haraobadu Ubada Penjaraduna Leimana Khumlakhi.

"Mama, Eikhoigi Nga Thongdoiro Hayeng." Mama gi Matambakta Changsillaklaga Tombana Hanglakladuna Mama gi Phurit Takhutuna Mamagi Khomlang Thakchakhi.

Macha Tombagi Makok Nanthabiraduna, Epang Pangjaba Wahang Aduda Momon Noktuna, "Hayengdi Mama na Sharengsi Haona Thonglaga Eikhoi gi Cheilaodoine."

Mama Hallaklabaduda Thoibi Masung-Mamanabi Mayam Sanaba Yaorunaba Chatkhi.

"Thoibi! Noi Nama Yumda Leihoubara?" Thobi na Mayum dagi Thokhibaduda

Thonggan da Thengnaba Leikai gi Mane Abesana na Hanglakhi.

"Aw! Leihoubane Ene" Asumna Khumlamlaga Mamanabi Sing Leikai gi Lampakta Sanabadu Yaorunaba Chenkhi.

"Leima! Nahan Cheilaoba Nangnaba Pige Haiba Senphamdo Pirak-o." Thongandagi Changlak-Changlakna Leima Ubaga Khara Kallap Hairakhi, Abesana na.

Abesana gi matou aduda Macha gi Khomlang Illamba Leima, Maphurit Chingthaduna Yamna Sonthana " Eche Waroubinu Nanao se Kari Hairagadaba Khangdre ".

"Ngasidi Nangna Nakhon gado Sonthasanabana Kanaroi, Nanggi Nupa gi Phiroi Sonaba Peisa Khitta Puge Haibaduda Lupa Lising Tara Loukhibadi Tha Kaya Phare Ha? Sendoi su Nongmata Pirakte? Ngasidi Yaroi Sendoi Pigera Natraga Selep Pigera Ataabi Ama Ngangnadaba Sukya Yaroi."

Makhut-Masha Thin Thnduna Mamit Mana Langkhatlaga Tourakliba Mawong Aduna Leima Haipham Toupham Khangkhidre, "Eche, Ngaibibagi Ngaibiba, Matam Khajiktaga ....."

"Yaroiye, Ngasidi Nanggi Leijadabanaga Yaroi. Hayeng Cheilaoba gi Nga Chak Leigadaba Yam Lei Nanggi Peisadu aduna Leidouriba, Khangedana."

"Eche, Phida Somda Amukta Lengsinbikho, Nanao na Haibase Amukta Tabiyu Keidouge." Mangol Kachinda Leiriba Phida Adu Piraga Leima na Hairakhi. Phida Adu Louthorakpada Phida Marum da Leiriba Phajaraba Shareng Adu Abesana na Ukhi.

"Emai-Pema! Emai-Pema! Kaya da Ngamliba Nupino Yengunese, Meegi Peisa Singdokedi Haidradana, Mama-Macha Shareng ga Thonglaga Ahao-Ahaoba Cha Leiramemi" Mathabak Yei-Yeiduna Abesana na Hairakhi. "Eche, Chekon Mapu na Cheilaobagini Haiduna Pirakpani"

"He Toungambi! Chekon Mapu duga Nangga Kari Mari Leinabeinonehe" Yamna Karemnaba Amaga Loinana Hairakhi.

"Eche, Angang Mamangsida Adumnadi Haibiganu"

"Kari Haidaba, Nangna Chatpa Lamchatpu, Leikaise Loina Khangnarabani, Emit se Nabana Loirabani."

Wapham asi tabada Leima Khangba Ngambagi Pangal Leikhidre, Tonjabi-Sonjabi Mapokta Poklubana Mitki Pirang Sinthana, Kha Chikna Khangjaba Nattana Karidi Touba Ngamlugani.

"Tou Ngambi Chinthibi, Se! Se! Shareng se ei Pure, Hayenggi Nga Chakka Amata Leidribani. Ngasi Tarani gi Manungda Sendoi Awatpado Louba Lakani, Matamdudadi ei phatte hainuko."

"Eche, Madutadi Pubikhino, Pikliba Echa Anisigi Haraojabadutadi Manghanbigano?" Thamoi Sokna Tengthajaba Khonjel da Leima na Hairakhi.

"Kari! Nanggi Nacha da Nacha ro Eigisu Echa singdo Pijanabani Purise." Asumna Shareng Adu Puraga Abesana Thongal Lom da Chatkhi.

"Mama, eikhoi gi Nga Pugri Keigino?" Thoiba na Mama gi phiji Chingladuna Hanglakhi.

Sanaba Loiraduna Hallakhiba Thoibi nasu Abesana na Shareng Adu Puraga Chakhibaduda, Yum da Prap-Prap Chensillaklaga, "Mama, Ene Abesana na Eikhoi gi Shareng Pukhrise Keigino?"

Macha Anigi Wahanggi Paokhum Leijadrabi Leima, Kanada Tainaruni Khangjadana, Macha Anibu Chetna Konjaduna Makhol Thokna Tengthajakhi.


* Leishangthem Roshan Meetei wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer can be contacted at leishangthemroshan1(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This article was webcasted on May 03 2022.



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