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The blood is the juice, used in
liquor-making. 7. Q.-Apu hon miyad nutum,
Father and son (have) one name, themkā koķā eta nutum ? the grandson (has) another
name? A.-Madukam; dolā.
The Madukam tree and the flower
(both have the same name: Madukam or Mahua (H)); the grandson is the fruit which is
called dolā. 8. Q. --Soben jāti hereyanā, All sorts of fruits) have peels,
miyad jāti kā hereyana ? one has no peels ? A.- Dolā.
The fruit of the Mahua tree.
The whole fruit is used in mak
ing bread. 9. 2.-Honko do risāte risā, The children have dishevelled hair,
engā kō do silabolētanā ? the mothers are smooth ? A.–Jarā daru ; jarā jo'. The jara tree and its thorn-covered
fruit (used for dying purposes) The jara is growing very rapidly. The trunk has very short branches and the thorny fruits are hidden in the crown of the tree. The colour is used for thread-colouring and the juice
as lubricating oil. The question is also put thus : Sehel behel (sigil bigil) means
Engă sehel beheltan, hon smooth.
do risā ? 10. Q.-Risā simā jilu rebed- The flesh of a dishevelled cock (as gia?
in cock fight) is sticking to the
teeth ? A.-Mungā aļā.
Munga-vegetable. The young
leaves of the Munga tree are the pieces of flesh of the dishevelled cock; it is difficult to clean the teeth after eating Munga vegetable, as the fibres are sitting
fast in the teeth. 11. Q.-Riti piti sakamteā karad Very small leaves and a spinning lekā jõ'tea ?
wheel-iron as fruit.
The long fruits of the Munga
thin pods, are likened to the
ing the wool.
spirits dancing ?
broken earthen-pot, filled with
the belief of the Mandaris. 13. Q.-Jū, honko, senope !
Go on, boys, I will curl serpent-
The splitting of the Lama-creeper.
ber-December) the fruit of the
pent. 14. Q.-Guli gāy kerātane, kun
The fat cow roams, the cow with
the head bent down rushes in ?
Fruit of the Janum (thorn)
vites, but the man who breaks
15. Q.-Dud mundite charā,' On the round fruit is hair and ankri te bakoā ?
it pricks with a thorn. Or, Duing, duingteng charā'liā, I am covered with small hairs, bankuteng bakulia ?
piercing with a hook. A.-Janum jo'.
Fruit of the thorn-tree. 16. Q.--Rājā rānikõā piti kam The king's and queen's baskets ātā daria ?
you cannot open ?
The fruit of the Hatna tree.
without an instrument. J, I. 9
“Rājā rānikõā” is often used to
denote something peerless or
The Sõsõ (Bhelwā) fruit.
the upper black part. Only the
the uneatable black part thrown
Stubbles on the rice-field.
The fruit of the Meral tree (which
is hidden within the leaves of
on earth the mouth full of
water ? A.-Jõjõ; uli.
The tamarind (the sour taste); the
mango (the sweet taste).
room in it?
The.jack-tree; the flesh around the
seeds. 22. Q.-Miyad kośa do gotā
A man covered with teeth over the hormoë datakanā ?
the child is smooth ?
24. Q.--Kavrā setā' potā isu The speckled dog's intestines are
The jack-fruit. 25. Q.-Jiyam, lāe logor pogor ? Grandson, thy stomach makes a
noise, as if there was water in
it ? A.-Kantaş; kõā.
The jack-fruit. 26. Q.-Miyad horo nakië baba- A man has combs in bis hair, (lit. tadãe ?
adorned his head with combs
instead of flowers) ?
The fruit of the Karanj-oil-tree.
of the comb, used amongst the
Mundaris, stuck in the hair. 27. Q.-Miyad horā daļā re guch
A man has hair on his teeth ? takana ?
(Lit. a moustache.) A.-Jondrā.
Indian corn. 28. Q." Kotemtanā, rese kon
“Where are you going, you curdem?"
led one ?" Anywhere you “Jategi, risusi.”
man, showing your teeth."
scold the snake, lying under it,
The snake returns the abuse by pointing to the open fruit of the cotton-tree, looking
like one showing his teeth. 29. Q.-Pundite pundi I gotkõā They are driving in white (sheep) rang birang udarkõā ?
flocks ? A.-Kā'som.
The cotton (when the ripe fruit
splits asunder and the cotton is blown far away, being gathered
by the women and children). 30. Q.--Atāmatā birko talārē In the dense forest bulls have been sañşkā tolakajā ?
tied ? A.-Lusam.
The cocoons. 31. Q.-Gāe-hon jang, jang-hon The young of a cow is a bone; the chui ?
young of the bone a calf ? A.-Jarom; simbon.
The egg; the chicken.
82. Q.-Rāja rāniköā piti kam You cannot put the king's and tiring dariyā ?
the queen's baskets one on the
kam tiring dațiyā ?
put one on the other. Singbonga, the highest power, the Sungod as the possessor of all
non-plus-ultra power. 33. Q.-Kundam kundam hāthi- In the places behind the houses (it
is called “kundam")
thrown elephant-intestines ? A.-Bor.
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 people keep the “bor" from year to year. Therefore it is also
said of a rich man : Kundam kundam rē hāthipotā Elephant-intestines are decaying sõāvā ?
in the places behind the houses ? 34. Q.-Hāthia lairē kuru duru ? (There is) conversation (heard)
within the elephant's stomach ? A.-Orā.
The house. Or, Hāthiā lairā maināko chorē The myna birds are chirping in bērē ?
the elephant's stomach ? A.-Horoko.
The people (inside the house.) 35. Q.--Seneyarkõ balad-Bilid ? Bamboo sticks are moved) up
(palad-pilid; palab-pilib. and down?
The tails of the mice.
used in thatching. The tails of
then disappearing. Or thus: Ațāmatā birką talarē suiko In the dense forest needles are agurtadā ?
disappearing. 36. Q.-Hañ, huñ ghați ogā. Ringing open bells are to be seen,