FRYE, J. P.

FRYE, J. P. 1??? — 1???. British Colonial Officer in India. Served in Madras Infantry. From 1844 as Lieutenant Assistant to the Agent in Ganjam, from 1849 Assistant to the Agent, then in 1858 as Lieutenant in charge of the Agency in the Hill Tracts of Orissa (JRAS), but 1851 called Captain. The Dravidian Kondh language is also known as Kuī.

Publications: A Grammar and Progressive Reading Lessons in the Kondh language with an English Translation. Cuttack 1851.

Dialogues and Sentences in the Kondh Language, with an English Translation. Cuttack 1851; Fables in the Kondh Language, with an English Translation. Cuttack 1851; The History of Joseph in the Kui or Kondh Language, with an English Translation. Cuttack 1851.

– “On the Uriya and Khondh Population of Orissa”, JRAS 17, 1860, 1-38.

Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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