mudimmah (Dimasa)
Contributed by: Kulendra Daulagupu on 2009-08-15
1. Animal(Common Noun-Common) The slow loris is any one of three species of loris classified in the genus Nycticebus. These slow moving strepsirrhine primates range from Borneo and the southern Philippines in Southeast Asia, through Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, India (North Eastern India, Bengal), southern China (Yunnan area) and Thailand. They are classified as vulnerable or endangered species, and are hunted for their large eyes which are prized for local traditional medicine. The Indonesian name, malu malu, can be translated as "shy one". The Dimasa name "mudimmah" means 'sleepy one".
English: slow loris,
Assamese: লাজুকী বান্দৰ,
Mising: sibe rai,
Dimasa: mudimmah