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The blood is the juice, used in liquor-making.
Father and son (have) one name, the grandson (has) another name?
The Madukam tree and the flower (both have the same name : Madukam or Mahua (H)); the grandson is the fruit which is called dolā.
All sorts (of fruits) have peels, one has no peels ?
The fruit of the Mahua tree.
The children have dishevelled hair,
The flesh of a dishevelled cock (as
11. Q-Riti piti sakamtea karad Very small leaves and a spinning wheel-iron as fruit.
lekā jō'teā ?
J. I. 9
Or, Duing, duingteng charā'lia,
16. Q.-Rājā rānikōā piți kam
The long fruits of the Munga
In a ruinous house are small evil
The Indian corn is roasted in a
Go on, boys, I will curl serpent
The splitting of the Lama-creeper.
mundite chara,' On the round fruit is hair and
I am covered with small hairs,
Fruit of the thorn-tree.
The fat cow roams, the cow with
The tempting round fruit in-
The king's and queen's baskets
The fruit of the Hatua tree.
It is impossible to open the fruit,
“Rājā rānikōā" is often used to
chetanre ghasi A Ghasi is sitting on a king?
17. A.-Rājā chetanrē dubakanae ?
A.-Sōsō jō' (Bhelwa.)
Ara' haṛāa chetanre dhichua
The Sōsō (Bhelwā) fruit.
It consists of the lower red and
18. Q.-Mā'tāe mindi sirmagi A beheaded sheep looks towards
sangilā ? A.-Naṛā.
Stubbles on the rice-field.
19. Q.-Miyad ore aprobre ja- A bird lays eggs under the wings?
On a red cow a quail is sitting;
The fruit of the Meral tree (which
Q.-Sirmā (rē) diyuñ, ote Hanging high (lit. in heaven),
21. Q.-Jarkam turkam sãe ṭaka Dirty, filthy, but 100 Rs. have
23.—Q.—Engā dō risā risā, hon
dō jurur jurur? A.—Kanţaṛ; kōā.
The.jack-tree; the flesh around the
22. Q.-Miyad kora dō goṭā A man covered with teeth over the
The mother has dishevelled hair,
26. Q.-Miyad horō nakië bahatadãe ?
28. Q.-"Kotemtanā, rese kondem? "
A man has combs in his hair, (lit.
The fruit of the Karanj-oil-tree.
27. Q.-Miyad horō data re guch- A man has hair on his teeth?
sañṛkō tolakajā ? A.-Lusam.
The speckled dog's intestines are
Grandson, thy stomach makes a noise, as if there was water in it ?
"Where are you going, you cur-
The cotton-tree is supposed to
The cotton (when the ripe fruit
31. Q.-Gae-hon jang, jang-hon The young of a cow is a bone; the
young of the bone a calf ?
The egg; the chicken.
32. Q.-Rāja rānikōā piți kam You cannot put the king's and the queen's baskets one on the other ?
Or thus: Rājā rānikōā poṭom
Or, Singbonga' potom kā Singbonga's rice-bales cannot be
put one on the other. Singbonga, the highest power, the Sungod as the possessor of all non-plus-ultra power.
33. Q.-Kundam kundam hathi- In the places behind the houses (it is called "kundam") are thrown elephant-intestines? The rice-straw-rope for tying the rice bales (potom) which are thrown away. This is a sign of a rich landlord, as the poor peo ple keep the "bor from year to year. Therefore it is also said of a rich man :
Kundam kundam re hathipota Elephant-intestines are decaying in the places behind the houses? 34. Q.-Hathia lairē kuru duru ? (There is) conversation (heard) within the elephant's stomach? The house.
Or, Hāthiā lairē mainākō chērē The myna birds are chirping in
The people (inside the house.)
35. Q.-Seneyarkō balad-bilid ?
The tails of the mice.
used in thatching. The tails of
Potom=the large rice-bales.
Aṭāmaṭā birkā talārē suikō In the dense forest needles are disappearing.
36. Q.-Hañ, hun ghați oṭā- Ringing open bells are to be seen,