Department of Humanities and Basic Sciences

Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur

Dr Leihaorambam Sarbajit Singh

Assistant Professor (Humanities & Social Sciences)

Joined on: July 2015
E-mail: sarbajit@iiitmanipur.ac.in

Research Interest

  • Language Documentation
  • Lexicography
  • Language Teaching
  • Human Language Technology

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. from Manipur University in 2003
  • M.Sc. (IT) from AAI-DU, Allahabad in 2006
  • M.A. from Manipur University in 1995
  • PGPE&E from IIEE, New Delhi in 1991
  • B.Sc. from D. M. College of Science, Manipur University in 1989
  • 12th - Std from Jiribam Hr. Sec. School, BSEM, Imphal in 1985
  • 10th - Std from Jiribam Hr. Sec. School, BSEM, Imphal in 1982

Publications

Books:

  • Singh, L. Sarbajit (2011) “Dictionary Making: English-Manipuri” New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House. ISBN: 978-81-8370-249-2.

International Journals:

  • Singh, S. Imoba and L. Sarbajit Singh (2002) “Manipuri Adjective: a new approach” – LINGUISTICS OF TIBETO BURMAN AREA Vol. 25.2, California: UCB. ISSN: 0731-3500.
  • Choudhury, S. Islam, L. Sarbajit Singh, Samir B. and Pradip K. Das (2004) “Morphological Analyzer for Manipuri: Design and Implementation” Applied Computing. LNCS 3285. Berlin: Springer. ISSN: 0302-9743.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and S. Imoba Singh (2006) “In Making English-Manipuri Dictionary: The Semantic Problems” LANGUAGE IN INDIA. Vol. 6:10 ISSN: 1930-2940.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit, Kabita Thaoroijam and P. K. Das (2007) “Written Manipuri (Meiteiron): From Phoneme to Grapheme” - LANGUAGE IN INDIA. Vol. 7:6 ISSN: 1930-2940.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and S. Imoba Singh (2007) “Phonological Problems in Making English-Manipuri Dictionary” – LANGUAGE IN INDIA. Vol. 7:9 ISSN: 1930-2940.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit (2008) “Evaluation of English-Manipuri Bilingual Dictionaries” – LANGUAGE IN INDIA. Vol. 8:12 ISSN: 1930-2940.
  • Singh, S. Imoba and L. Sarbajit Singh (2008) “Function of suffix /-nə/ in Meiteiron” – INDIAN LINGUISTICS Vol. 69 No. 1-4. ISSN: 0378-0759.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit (2009) “Manipuri mein Koshvaigyanik nirman karya ka vikas” – GaveshaNa, issue 93/2009, Central Institute of Hindi, Agra.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit (2009) “Learning English: Phonological Problems for Manipuri (Meeteiron) Speakers” – INDIAN LINGUISTICS. Vol. 70 No. 1-4. ISSN: 0378-0759.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and Kabita Thaoroijam (2013) “Development of Speech Corpora for Manipuri” Studies in Linguistics of The North-Eastern Languages. Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi – ISBN: 978-81-906622-7-7.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit (2013) “Tribal Languages of Manipur: Vitality and Endangerment” in Language Endangerment in South Asia Vol. I, Annamalai University Publication, Annamalai. ISBN: 978-81-925538-0-1
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Phonology of Poumai: A brief study” – MON-KHMER STUDIES, Nakhorn Pathom, Thailand. (Communicating)


International Conferences:

  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Phonology of Poumai: A brief study” – 9th International Himalayan Languages Symposium (9th HLS), Mysore, India: December 9 - 2, 2003.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Evaluation of Bilingual Dictionaries: English-Manipuri” – International Conference On Indian Lexicography (ICOIL), Annamalai Nagar, India: January 28 - 30, 2004.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “In Making English-Manipuri Dictionary: The Phonological Problems” – Sixth International Conference on South Asian Languages (ICOSAL-6), Hyderabad, India: Jan 6-8, 2005.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “In Making English-Manipuri Dictionary: Grammatical & Semantic Problems” – 2nd International Conference on Indian Lexicography (ICOIL-2), Chennai: March 21-23, 2005
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and S. Imoba Singh “Problems in Making Multilingual Dictionary: With special reference to Manipuri-Hindi-English” Third International Conference of North East Indian Linguists Society (NEILS-3), Guwahati, India: January 20-22, 2008.
  • Singh, H. Brojen and L. Sarbajit Singh, “Interrogatives in Koireng” Fourth International Conference of North East Indian Linguists Society (NEILS-4), Shillong, India: 2009.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Manipuri Language & Natural Language Processing” A 3-Day International Seminar on the Status and Developmental Issues of Manipuri Language, Kangla, Imphal (13th – 15 Nov. 2010)
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Tribal Languages of Manipur: Vitality and Endangerment” International Conference on Language Endangerment in South Asia, Annamalai University, Annamalai (13th-15th March 2013).
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Manipuri Phonotactics: A Study of Clusters and Syllables” 21st Himalayan Languages Symposium (HLS21), Kathmandu (26-28 Nov. 2015).
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Pronunciation Lexicon Specification (PLS) and Manipuri Language” 22nd Himalayan Languages Symposium (HLS22), Guwahati (8-10 June 2016).
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Nambashi Adjectives” International Conference on Dravidian Linguistics (ICDL)-2016, to be held at Hyderabad (16-18 June 2016).


National Conferences:

  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “The Manipuri Language and Thesaurus: a report”– Seminar cum Workshop in Indian Languages, Terupati, India: March 11 - 14, 1999.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Learning English: Phonological Problems for Manipuri (Meiteiron) Speakers” – 26th All India Conference of Linguist (26THAICL), Shillong, India: Nov. 29 - Dec 1, 2004.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit, Kabita Thaoroijam and P. K. Das. “Written Manipuri (Meiteiron): A Phoneme to Grapheme” – The Linguistic Society of India Platinum Jubilee Conference, Hyderabad: Dec. 6-8, 2005.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “A brief study on Imphal, Jiri, and Cachar Varieties of Meeteiron” – in the Seminar on Dialectal Study in Manipuri Department of Linguistics, Manipur University Organized by the North Eastern Regional Language Centre (NERLC), Guwahati-28. March 10-12, 2008.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and Kabita Thaoroijam “Consonants of Poumai: A brief study” – in the Seminar on North East India: A Linguistic Area-Unity, Diversity and Destiny North Eastern Regional Language Centre, Guwahati, India: March 16, 2009.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit and Kabita Thaoroijam “Problems of Creation of Speech Corpora for Manipuri” in the Seminar on Languages of North East India-Past, Present and Future North Eastern Regional Language Centre, Guwahati, India: March 17 – 18 March, 2009.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “English and Manipuri Vowel Phonemes: A contrastive study ” in the 3rd National Seminar on Tribal Literature & Languages with special reference to Languages of North East India, Nagaland University, Nagaland, Kohima, India: 11 – 13 March, 2010.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Tone in Manipuri: A review” in the Workshop on Tone in Manipuri, Department of Linguistics, Manipur University, India: 2 – 6 August 2010.
  • Singh, L. Sarbajit “Folk Wisdom in Proverbs of Different Languages in Manipur: A Path to Understanding Different Cultures.” A three Day Seminar on Manipuri Folk: A Linguistic Approach held at Department of Linguistics, Manipur University Organized by NERLC, Guwahati, Assam (22nd – 24th February 2011).



Courses Taught

  • Functional English, UG
  • Introduction to Linguistics, UG
  • English Language & Linguistics, PG
  • General Concept of Phonetics & Phonology, PG

Administrative Responsibility

  • Dean R&D in Apex Professional University from Dec 2013 to April 2015.

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor in Apex Professional University from Dec 2013 to April 2015.
  • JRO in Manipur University from July 2009 to Dec 2013.
  • RA in Manipur University from July 2006 to June 2009.
  • P. Scientist in IIT Guwahati from June 2002 to June 2006.
  • RA in Dept. Education (S), Govt. of Manipur from Feb 1999 to May 2002.

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