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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1315212

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Title:Zapal Saur Lokomeaq Saur Loriapi
Saur Lokomeaq Saur Loriapi
Documentation of zapal 'folk stories' in Bunaq, a minority language of West Timor
Contributor:Antoinette
Contributor (interviewer):Hiro
Coverage:Indonesia
Date:2007-06
Description:This recording describes what the Bunaq see to have been the beginning of the sandalwood trade in Timor. There is some discussion by the participants as to whether this story constitutes a zapal or a kaluk. The consensus seems to be that it is a kaluk primarily but could also be called a zapal. The storyteller uses a lot of parallelism and it has a very elipitical narrative which chiefly involves recounting movements from one place to the next. Indonesian is used throughout, but by the end of the narrative the speaker has switched entirely to Indonesian. The text is difficulty to understand and for that reason the translation is incomplete.
Bunaq "zapal" is an endangered form of fairy tale-like folk story traditionally told in the family group at night before going to sleep. With the arrival of electricity and television in Bunaq villages, the traditional night time forum for telling "zapal" has been lost. As a result, children know little or nothing of this aspect of Bunaq culture; only elderly community members and some adults know individual tales from the vast canon of "zapal" that the Bunaq once had. The "zapal" encapsulate and elucidate aspects of the Bunaq world view and their environment. The documentation of "zapal" therefores provide an unique perspective on the traditional livelihoods and beliefs of the Bunaq for researchers.
Bunaq with occasional Indonesian/Malay
Format:audio/x-wav
text/x-eaf+xml
text/x-pfsx+xml
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1315212
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1315212%23
Publisher:Antoinette Schapper
Subject:Literature
Zapal
Bunak language
Bunaq
Indonesian language
English language
Subject (ISO639):bfn
ind
eng
Type:Audio

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Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1315212
DateStamp:  2019-07-26
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Citation: Antoinette; Hiro (interviewer). 2007-06. Antoinette Schapper.
Terms: area_Asia area_Europe country_GB country_ID country_TL iso639_bfn iso639_eng iso639_ind

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Country: United KingdomIndonesiaEast Timor
Area: AsiaEurope


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