The story of Monkey and Turtle, a thirty-four sentence folktale in the Bobongko language of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, is presented with morpheme-by-morpheme glossing and English free translation. This text originally appeared in print in 2001, but is published here for the first time with its sound file.
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Language Texts
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Massa, Nurlan Andy
Table of Contents:
Introduction; Text; Notes on the text; List of abbreviations; Notes about the speaker and text collection; References;
This text originally appeared on pages 83-88 of: Mead, David. 2001. A preliminary sketch of the Bobongko language. Studies in Sulawesi Linguistics, part 7 (NUSA Linguistic Studies of Indonesian and Other Languages in Indonesia, 49), edited by Wyn D. Laidig, 61-94. Jakarta: Badan Penyelenggara Seri NUSA, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya.
Version 1 [31 August 2010] Story originally recorded January 2001; transcribed, translated and glossed January and February 2001; minor updates August 2010.
© 2001, 2010 by Nurlan Andy Massa and David Mead
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