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The orphan Koktisala, his sisters and his wife -- L'orphelin Kokitsala, ses sœurs et son épouse
Title:
The orphan Koktisala, his sisters and his wife -- L'orphelin Kokitsala, ses sœurs et son épouse
ID:
Ancienne cote: crdo-BHJ_KOKTISALA_SOUND
doi:10.24397/PANGLOSS-0004202
Link to the object:
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Contributor:
Jayalacchi (speaker)
Mazaudon, Martine (researcher)
Michailovsky, Boyd (researcher)
Michailovsky, Boyd (depositor)
Date:
1973
Publisher:
Laboratoire de langues et civilisations à tradition orale
Description:
The orphan Koktisala, his elder sisters Jawa and Khluwa, and Koktisala's bride Tsampiyungma. (1) The sisters plot to kill Koktisala. He tricks them into believing they have killed him and escapes. (2) Koktisala goes fishing. He repeatedly catches a rock, which he brings to his shelter. (3) He surprises the rock doing housework; she becomes his wife. (4) She teaches him to build a house and to get seed for planting from the crop of a bird. (5) (s88) The sisters decide to separate. They quarrel. The elder flies off. (6) The younger is killed by an ogre. She is revived by her sister. They live together. (7) (s121) Koktisala and Tsampiyungma decide to perform ancestor-worship, for which they must call the sisters. A cock delivers the invitation. (8) Hearing their brother's name, they are frightened at the ill-omen and chase after the cock to kill it. (9) The cock leads them to the brother's house, but they fly away from shame. (10) Tsampiyungma has noticed that the sisters are pregnant and puts out berries craved by pregnant women. (11) The sisters come back, each bringing four cooking pots as marriage prestation. They fly off again without eating the berries. (12) The married couple dances. The story accounts for agriculture, house-building, sacrifice to the house-pillar, and marriage prestations. Ritual specialists recite it in ritual style, but here it is told in everyday language, apart from a few characteristic "binomial expressions". The narrator is an elderly woman, Jayalachhi (b. 1905, d. 1974).
Content language:
Bahing
Subject language:
Bahing
Language family:
Sino-Tibetan
Tibeto-Burman
Country:
Nepal
Linguistic type:
Primary text
Discourse type:
Narrative
DCMI type:
Sound
Format:
audio/x-wav
Related resource:
Other coverage:
Nepal, Okhaldhunga district, Rangadip VDC
Other language:
Bahing
Other rights:
Copyright (c) Michailovsky, Boyd
Freely available for non-commercial use
Other subject:
Bahing
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Archive: COllections de COrpus Oraux Numeriques (CoCoON ex-CRDO)
Online: Yes
Subject language: Bahing
Language family: Sino-Tibetan
Language family: Tibeto-Burman
Geographic region: Asia
Country: Nepal
Linguistic type: Primary text
Discourse type: Narrative
DCMI type: Sound
Format: audio/x-wav
Content language: Bahing
Date: 1950 - 1999
Date: 1970 - 1979
Date: 2000 and later
Date: 2010 - 2019
Contributor: Jayalacchi
Contributor: Mazaudon, Martine
Contributor: Michailovsky, Boyd
Publisher: Laboratoire de langues et civilisations à tradition orale
Title: The orphan Koktisala, his sisters and his wife -- L'orphelin Kokitsala, ses sœurs et son épouse
Other coverage: Nepal, Okhaldhunga district, Rangadip VDC
Other language: Bahing
Other rights: Copyright (c) Michailovsky, Boyd
Other rights: Freely available for non-commercial use
Other subject: Bahing