Sulawesi Language Alliance

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Napu Stories, with Translation and Notes

Resource File: 
Description: 
In the article the author presents three short folktales in Napu, a Badaic language of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Two of the stories concern the death of the mythic figure Buriro, while the third is the tale of a man who accidentally killed his wife. Each story is accompanied by an English translation and notes.
Series: 
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Translations from the Dutch
Series Number: 
010
Publisher: 
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Year Published: 
2015
Subject Language(s): 
Napu
ISO 639-3: 
npy
Publication Language(s): 
English
Contributor(s): 
Kate, P. ten
author
Adriani, Nicolaus
editor
Vries, Anneke de
translator
Table of Contents: 
1. Buriro; 2. Fight of Bantawata and Buriro; 3. The couple; References
Version History: 
Version 1 [30 June 2015] Translated into English November 1989, keyboarded with minor edits April 2004, formatted for publication June 2015.
File Description: 
Scanned version of the original Dutch article


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