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Ninamkhungma, daughter of Ninamrengma, and her family -- Ninamkhungma, fille de Ninamrengma, et sa famille
Title:
Ninamkhungma, daughter of Ninamrengma, and her family -- Ninamkhungma, fille de Ninamrengma, et sa famille
ID:
Ancienne cote: crdo-BHJ_NINAMKHUNGMA_SOUND
doi:10.24397/PANGLOSS-0004210
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:
Ninamrengma mates with the wind and gives birth to Ninamkhungma. When Ninamkhungma grows up, the wind refuses to mate with her. She falls in love with the planet Sukra (Venus) [Rai name not mentioned], who is beautiful only from a distance. When he descends, she refuses him. He causes a drought and urinates in the hollow of a tree, obliging her to drink his seed. She gives birth to Man, Tiger, Bear, and two thornbushes. The family quarrels violently, but Man survives. This story is part of the "mundhum" or traditional lore of many Rai groups. Ritual specialists recite it in ritual style, but here it is told in everyday language, apart from a few characteristic "echo compounds", e.g. søgølø begølø, (Sukra's) 'goitre' (s30) (cf. søgølø 'throat'). 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: Ninamkhungma, daughter of Ninamrengma, and her family -- Ninamkhungma, fille de Ninamrengma, et sa famille
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