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The alder and the rhododendron -- L'aulne et le rhododendron
Title:
The alder and the rhododendron -- L'aulne et le rhododendron
ID:
Ancienne cote: crdo-BHJ_ALDER
doi:10.24397/PANGLOSS-0004205
Link to the object:
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Contributor:
Jayalacchi (speaker)
Mazaudon, Martine (researcher)
Michailovsky, Boyd (researcher)
Michailovsky, Boyd (depositor)
Michailovsky, Boyd (annotator)
Date:
2015-04-29
Publisher:
Laboratoire de langues et civilisations à tradition orale
Description:
The narrator is somewhat distracted. The roles appear to be reversed in s5 and s6; s8 is no doubt intended as a correction, since it goes without saying that it is the boy (Rhododendron) who proposes to the girl (Alder). She refuses him. The story usually ends with Alder throwing herself off a cliff, accounting for the fact that alders are the first trees to colonize steep, eroded land. This is a well-known story in Nepali, and appears in children's readers. The narrator is an elderly woman, Jayalachhi (b. 1905, d. 1974).
Content language:
Bahing
Subject language:
Bahing
Language family:
Sino-Tibetan
Tibeto-Burman
Linguistic type:
Primary text
Discourse type:
Narrative
DCMI type:
Text
Format:
text/xml
Related resource:
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
Linguistic type: Primary text
Discourse type: Narrative
DCMI type: Text
Format: text/xml
Content language: Bahing
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 alder and the rhododendron -- L'aulne et le rhododendron
Other language: Bahing
Other rights: Copyright (c) Michailovsky, Boyd
Other rights: Freely available for non-commercial use
Other subject: Bahing