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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1315240

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Title:Zapal Lua o Wezun
Lua o Wezun
Documentation of zapal 'folk stories' in Bunaq, a minority language of West Timor
Contributor:Antoinette
Contributor (speaker):Hiro
Coverage:Indonesia
Date:2012-06
Description:This zapal tells the story of the demise of two friends, Lua (Clay) and Wezun (Wax), in fire. The purpose of the story is to warn about the dangers of fire and how it is necessary to be careful with it. Lua dies after he falls into and is incinerated in the fire he has made to roast tubars for him and his friend to eat. Wezun dies by melting after getting to close to the hot coals whilst trying to find his friend in the ashes.
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
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Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1315240
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1315240%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:MPI1315240
DateStamp:  2019-07-26
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Citation: Antoinette; Hiro (speaker). 2012-06. 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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