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A Kalinga Story

A Kalinga Story

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A KALINGA STORY

B y L eon L in d e m a n s , C .I.C .M .

D A D U LLF Y A W K A N K IW A 5 A — DU LLIYA W D A N D K IW A D A 1 . Ummd'j pun si Ikaivd'jan j nanlarm, / nansono, j sa dakkoJ d, d I m bokla3 I si da lan un ajo’na. 1 As (once) Ikawayan went / to get chewing-leaves, / a big python blocked I the path on which she walked. 2. Paitaang pun si Ikawa[yan, / adi,pm Boklat itadng. n As Ikawayan made (him, i.e. the python) give way (for her to pass), / Python (Bokla’t is henceforth used as a name) then did not give way. 3. “ ltaa,ngak, Boklat, / t itda、 sikd si Im va^ng/ kandn Ikawayan. e k “ Give way for me, Python, / for I shall give thee a water buffalo ”, / says Ikawayan. 4. < Srmma iluwa’ngak un bokla^t? j Gangdom ta kano^k sikd ”, kandn c Bokldt un bummd'lwat. “ What do I3 a python, care for a water buffalo ? / Come here quickly that I (may) eat thee/5 says Python answering. 5. “ AdPnak kano、 / t itda, sikd si buldwan ”3 / kandn bo Ikawa'jan. n, e k s “ Do not eat me, for I shall give thee a gcud ornament ”, says again / / Ikawayan. 6. “ Srmma mangwd'ak si hula"wan グ A.diy / akpun manlu,baj ”, imbalwa’t / Boklat. 1 “ What shall I do with a gold ornament? / I do not indeed wear ear­ rings , j anwered Python. , , 7.' “ A ja 'k ala, sa osdn luwa^ng / ta sija" kano、 ’’, n m kana^n bos 1乾 a"jan. aw “ I shall go to get one (a) water buffalo / that thou mayest eat it ”, says again Ikawayan. 8. “ A.dPk pm makdn sa luwdng^ / t pumcCkad sa sagguy si olo'okko. / e dna A.dPk pun sikd>kano、 / n man-asa'wata, / kana^n Boklat. n o ’, “ I do not eat a water buffalo, / for it horns are too widely extending s for my throat. / 1 shall not eat thee / if we (thou and I) marry ”, says Python. / 9. “ Si’mma mangasdwa si hokla’t ? k a n a ’n pm Ikawayan. “ Why marry a python? ” says then Ikawayan. 10. Nanta’kang si BoklaJ / un o - Q d a kand'n. t g O t 'n Python opened it mouth / doing as if he were going to eat (her). s
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/ impakadm kan Angnga, sa k£yo.ngngdnay si u^mana . 16. / sinikusiku, Bok/a7 tan ^ . s) 19. 'Ltummdjug un niabiit, o gumm'fnga si Boklat: / “ No patoyd'nak^ j t Angnga^nay.198 A KALINGA STORY 1 1 . When Python had entered their house. Nanga^nus si Kiwa, / o siy " n gig da t d an a^tto j un mamakpakdn kan m Bokla7 ^ Kiwada (seemingly the sister of Ikawayan) was patient / and she was brave j feeding Python.t. / Ikawayan stealthily ran away. / Python took (his. / he made dragged the wood / which was tied to his tail. Nabigay tgay / nasiptit si A. 'Dummatd> kad. Summakdy pun si Boklat si bulo'jda. Nan-ona7 gay si Angnga'naj. / maangka^gan nan kigdd hokla,j sin tattalu, / had amino, dikayu" t n, n kano^n, , • He jumped out to encounter (the python). 2 1 . 20. t t Angnganay just stopped. Nasda'aw da Angnganay / n sPmma in. Daano'na itako^d / si sim poso, un kdyo si Bokla. 14. Beforehand had tied / Python a bundle of wood (to his tail)/ when then he went entering inside (the house). / and then disappointed he returned. 15. “ Adi’nak kano'n / ta m asa^w .n nama^la si sim o ^t un ka、y p so o• When he arrived at night / he (Tvthon) was bringing a bundle of wood (firewood). They walked the one after the other / and when Angnganay her father saw (it) j he snatched for his headaxe.m j anna. / and then Python said: / “ If thou k me, ill Angnganay. / nipasa, s Boklay / j ’ ni i t um o^y nangu'ma si u, m mam* When Angnganay had arrived at the houses.n di nangkaka^jona. 17. j and (they) will eat you all, , . / o mahrpos un manguWn. an When it was morning / Angnganay set out to his sweet potato field. ng nay When he arrived.j ” , kana^n Ikawa^jan. / Python followed with his eyes / Angnganay clearing a sweet potato field. o im The Angnganays were surprised / how his manner of getting wood. c Do not eat me / that we may marry. ’, 12. Dummato’ng kad si masdo. 13. Dummato> kad si Angnganay si bu ng btdo . / muntm-u, / ta e anata dta ’tan hulo. 22. / a the pythons will be informed / m the ll forest. an n o a ^ ^ j d i p . j kad asi ummo'y t n lu .'g d lo m / pagpaguyu"dona sa kaJo / un nitako, s tyusna. j impadakpu7s lkawa\yan ummawPd. 18. Nantun-u^dda / o inPlan pun Angnga, un amdna / nangam?gam s t mj i gamdn. / le us go the one after the other < t I that we may go to the house, says Ikawayan. / he made Angnganay remove the wood. turn / to go to make the clearing in his (Angn^anayJ sweet potato field. / un m が ma si Angnga'nay.

j She felt sorry for what she had done. 27. InPlan pun Ikawayan / sa nabalbald>un asawan Kiwa^da^ i maapo. ' When the boy looked up / whose name is Dulliyaw. i Some time later. Sa sinalgawdn / kisda bo si Boklat. Nantm-u, ummqyo'n / o m asa> dda t an~ wada o .LEON LINDEMANS 199 23. I and Ikawayan was called. 34.t . just that. / then she called (him) for eating. When Ikawayan saw / the handsome husband of Kiwada. / Kiwada was to give birth. k ^n sa t . 32. Dummatd*ng pun si u'ma^ / nai, sa nabalbald* un laldki” / un m n lana alasay si u'ma. / Would have been her husband / if she had not run away. 29. 26. / she was jealous. 3 1 . / Kisa^n si Kiwdda si sP ay j pun indasdna / sa lokhu, un ng g ^ sna Bokla. / o ajdgana si t n ona i t m anga^n. One day / Python set out again. / there was none. I nai, c L He went towards her, and when he tried his best to see / the skin of / him Python. Dinaga^sna sa o o di kuy j si ddlan / o agpipFtona. Sisiimo. Kumma^tarn kan sija\ / o ipapdngogna pun ila^n j sa lokbu, un t sna bokla't. / Asa^wana o y ^ / n adi, li t an o ummawPd. 28. / Bummokna^g s lala. 30. 24. / InFlada pun / un nai, si bu ^j. When he asked / Kiwada said / that she burned (it) in the fire. s d lo I um o^y Kiwa^da singiy m t. Nangkipuki'"pul gay si DullPjaw• Was feeling scratchy and scratchy then Dulliyaw. / 25. / / who removed (what was burned) in the field. Nan-ofa^p pm sa lalctki, un' DullPjaw sa ngay / dana, anna siKiwada / si s g y i\ a . / Was difficulther delivery. / Nandadauy si kingkingwa^na. / Kiwada set out to the hut (hut made in the sweet potato field to serve as shelter for those who work) / where she found / the skin of him Python. / When they saw / that he was not in the house, Kiwada went to track (him). When she arrived at the sweet potato field, she saw a handsome boy. Indiana o ito g , si apu[y. / Kiwada was in the hut. 33.ng si Kiwdda. n They* walked the one after the other going away / and they married. / The boy reappeared (she caught sight of him).s. Naa^wm pm, anna,ummabi.nda o si Bokldt: n Since then they spied secretly Python. She took (it: the skin) and burned (it) in the fire. Immu"sona pun / imhaga, Kma^da / un it n o a si a u y n o g ^n p\.ki. / Nasi, sa iaabrngna^ / / n gab o naaja’ t gan s Ikawa\yan.

She left and she went / to throw (it) away in a far away place. 37. / The two bigger ll . Ummo'j pun si DullPjaiP / mambilPng si u^nasy/ nanasiwa. / and they get (sugarcanes) for their sucking. When she arrived. 36. (i. / Three were the children of Magsalipa. 41• Dummadakko'>pm / da tulu3un ahi, / nangaydwda. / she exchanged it with the kitten of the cat j and she stuck the baby under her armpit. / They came upon sugarcane which was tied to supports. / the sugarcanes of Dulliyaw were lying down scattered. Nai, MagsalPpa sa do,t / un imballo'na. Mangana'jonda o umo'j mangu’s. 39. Henceforth they always go to suck. at I j si nanulina^nda. / three also the cats of Kiwada.200 A KALINGA STORY She got the kitten of a cat / on the way / and stuck it under her armpit. / They ll were very hungry / when they returned. 42. Once gave birth again Kiwada. 43. Namitlu>un kamdk di sa nakwa\ / Tulu, abi, MagsalFpa. 44. a-, lan When he shouted. / impasdnina sa okd'n di ku、 / o agpipi, sa t tom sa do’lo . / they in a directions ran away. iJmmoyo^n ot ummo^yna J ihallo,si bajakgdng. / they went headhunting.. j Pa, da nabiti, I ng.e. Napalise’t pm. / Nabi’Io d duan ga dadakko, / sa b n og / misakasakdba gay si da, / un umibffbiL I. / Ummo’ na indla o !an lo j t ta zb ^n . o manga, si uso d t lada ^n a. D^immato'ng pm. / (he saw that the stalks) were lying scattered. / She (Magsalipa) took (it) and took care of it. t When the child appeared. g io a The baby was seen by Magsalipa / which she (Ikawayan) had thrown. / Indasay nan u^nas un naadiy / Nansatsa'tda si tako, / nda lL d. Bummokndg pm sa abPng. / They cut the ties. sticks planted near the canes). / tulu.laj. j Mangana]yon o un ummd'jna do dom a’kan / da ummo^j mangu"s. 35. n m ~ When Dulliyaw went / to inspect the sugarcane. / nanasiwdlay sa u, — n nas 'DuWjaw. da ng pay da ku, Kiwada. 38. Osa'n ummaWng bos sa Kiwdday/ of kdtna bos m siyaydi / sakingwdn Ikawa^jan. / and again like that / the action of Ikawayan. Henceforth he always went to catch / those who went to suck. 45. Namingsa'n un alga3 / nadom-akdna dida, un mangkotdd / si tako, w / d di adrii* One day / he caught those / who cut / the ties of the supports. san Three times like that things happened. When became ta / the three children. / ummadukaljdsda un ummawPd. / sijd n analinana^k kan Kiwada. / she acted as midwife for Kiwada. 40.

ng un . Naapo^s bos si Ikawa^jan^ / t da ku. n Dulliyaw was surprised / and he asked (her) / "what was the meaning of what she had saia. Intaldjna da abt7 si bulo^jda^ j ot nabobowaa'nda da tulu, ku. Na^aa7 s Dulirjaw / o im g i t uso’na / n si7 o mma kapaoya7 di inu'gudna.c t were distributed as among them. 46. 50. / sa-mat'd sumpmaj sida, imu^lam? ” She shouted saying: / “ Why art thou doing (that) to the boys? / That is the reason of your throwing away them / so that no one would have a share in what thou plantest? 48.sa / ajha]yam da tu " un abi, e lu ng.sa. . He took the boys to their house. _. / the small / just plodded along the path / crying and crying. Magsalipa told (him) / what happened to the boys. / and Dulliyaw *w as delighted. • • : • 47. Manakba^w pun si Magsalipa. ~Nampokay un kandna: / “ S'fmma koo’m sida9 aWng? / Siyd>n n w agiballo, wanjo kan dida. / is there Dulliyaw / who pursues the boy. 49.LEON LINDEMANS 201 were swift. / for the cats / *w the pets of the three ere boys. Imbaga'n MagsalFpa / sa nakwadn da abi, j o nanatald*k si DullVngday t jaw. / and the three . 5 1 . / andP si Dulli7aw / un mibuMn si j When looks down Magsalipa. Ikawayan was jealous again.

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