Nga Gatuk

Alternative Titles:
Riddles
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Date:
2012
Extent:
27 sentences and 11 notes
Description:
The posing of riddles, whether passed down from elders or collected from non-Subanen friends, is a popular pastime. Many of the answers to the riddles below involve food and its preparation: edible palm heart, wild limes, firebrands saved for the next meal, a fishtrap, coconut shredder and rice-hulling mortar.
This text is published under the title "Gatuk III" ("Riddles III") in the book "A voice from many rivers: Central Subanen oral and written literature; Su gesalan nu nga Subaanen di melaun tinubigan"
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Country:
Philippines
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Entry Number:
48821
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