Santali name(s) of Albizia chinensis Merr.

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 24, 2020, 6:36:18 AM11/24/20
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Dear friends, and Prasanta ji,

Please help me with the Santali name(s), if any, of Albizia chinensis Merr. in native script, along with spellings in English.

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Dinesh

Prasanta Hembram

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Nov 24, 2020, 10:23:26 AM11/24/20
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Hi sir,
You can find it in reference of "English to Santali Dictionary" by By ANDREW CAMPBELL: I have same book with multiple sources listed below, very lucky to find this book free of cost, i am thinking of creating a list of all Santali name in Ol Chiki and its transcription in one excel sheet soon. I am working on it i will soon sent it.  
Google play book: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/English_Santali_dictionary?id=Jv5GAAAAcAAJ&hl=en&gl=US
Google books : https://books.google.co.in/books?id=Jv5GAAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
Book author name cited: https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/A_Santali_English_Dictionary_English_San/FP5FxwEACAAJ?hl=en

See in page number 206 of the book. It is written (Siris ᱥᱤᱨᱤᱥ) same as it is spelled in Hindi. Not exactly this species, is cited in the book. But we will commonly call them siris. Other species are having just some words added with siris you can notice.
Conclusion, in Santali we will call Albiza chinensis commonly as:
ᱥᱤᱨᱤᱥ Siris

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Prasanta Hembram

Dinesh Valke

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Nov 25, 2020, 9:43:50 AM11/25/20
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Thank you very very much, Prasanta ji for the name and pointing to resources available on the internet.
I too use A Santali-English dictionary by A. Campbell, of the Santal mission.

I searched for Albizia and Albizzia - however no results were shown.

Now that you pointed out siris, I searched for siris, and surprisingly got ..

Please help with the prefix jan in jan siris.

Regards.
Dinesh

Prasanta Hembram

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Nov 25, 2020, 10:30:10 AM11/25/20
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Sure sir, Santali name with transcription for Albizzia odoratissima would be ᱡᱟᱱ ᱥᱤᱨᱤᱥ Jan Siris

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Prasanta Hembram

Dinesh Valke

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Nov 26, 2020, 4:17:52 AM11/26/20
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Thank you very very much Prasanta ji for help with this name.
Regards.
Dinesh
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