Folk Tales of the Maldives:

ISBN-10: 8776941051
ISBN-13: 9788776941055
Edition: 2012
Description: This volume will ensure that Maldivian folklore is not lost and indeed reaches a global audience. It is a collection of 80 traditional short stories and legends selected from the large corpus of stories in the local oral tradition.
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Copyright Year: 2012
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

This volume will ensure that Maldivian folklore is not lost and indeed reaches a global audience. It is a collection of 80 traditional short stories and legends selected from the large corpus of stories in the local oral tradition.

Preface
Names of Maldivians
Glossary
Introduction: Maldivian Folklore and Popular Literature in the Divehi Language
The First Coconuts
Makana Kalo
The Two Traders
Small Drops of Blood
Keula Bebe Du�a
The Legend of Koimala
The Skin Disease
Safaru Kaidda
The Sandbank of the Seabirds
The Fried Breadfruit Chips
The Demon King
The Man Who Burned the Mosque
Havva Didi
The First Tunas (or Fiyala Bola Odi Duvvi)
Boat Number Ten
The Fruits of Greed
Amboffulu and Damboffulu
Telabagudi Koe'
Ukunumana and Limana
Ranna Mari
Findanpulu and Bondanpulu
The Skull below the Tree
The Stingray
Herra
The Island of the Lepers
Debo Dunige Vahaka (or The Two-headed Bird)
Don Hiyala and Alifulu
The White Disk
Fulu Digu Handi
The Man on the Whale
Oditan Kalege and His Wife
The Doni Given to Mohan
The Cat and the Broken Jar
Beri
Kullavah Falu Rani (Queen of the Mangrove Forest)
Khalidu and Sitti
Dombeyya
Makumbe
The Monster at the Kitchen Door
Makana's Treachery
The Girl in the Shark's Belly
Delikolu and Alikolu
Arruffanno Fereta
The Scarlet Wake
The Navigator under the Tree
Findana and the Cat
Nadalla Takuru
Hollavai (Folavahi)
A Heavy Kurumba
Fandiyaru Crab
The Honour of the Big Seashell
The Land Crab in the Kitchen
The Obstinate Makana
Sato and the Giant Crab
Makana and his Brother-in-Law
The Vigani That Haunted Toshali Takuru
Handi Don Kamana
Himiccha' eri Fureta (The Monster of Himiti)
Santimariyambu
The Tree at the Island End
Mameli Daita and Her Seven Children
The Pride of the Fleet
The Mud Wasp (or Verehuli)
The Man Who Learned from Two Books
The Legend of the Sandara Shell
The Master Navigator
The Moon in the Jar
The Lament
The Fish That Had More Bones
Kuda Tuttu Didi's Nails
The Mullet and the Clam
Ronu Eduru
The Cat That Chased Two Rats
Fanvakkolu and Valikolu
The Poor Man of Nalafushi and his Cow
The Awful Giant Fish
Kalobondage Diye
The King of the Sea
The Palace Bedbug
Muladovi
Bibliography
Index

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