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Manuscript/Mixed Material We make a complaint of slander

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Title

  • We make a complaint of slander

Names

  • Sikadan (Chief of Pokanin and Pañgalkagan)

Created / Published

  • 1904

Headings

  • -  Mangyan language--Texts
  • -  Prose

Notes

  • -  "A1-1904"; "Written at Pangalkang, by Chief Sikaran"--Notes on item.
  • -  Source of transliteration/translation/transcription: Fletcher Gardner, "Three Contemporary Incised Bamboo Manuscripts from Hampangan Mangyan, Mindoro, P. I.," Journal of the American Oriental Society, Dec., 1939, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 496-502.
  • -  Mangyan transliteration: Magosap kanme dikon. Nakaiyak sa kang magbalay. Nasurat si Mora sakubang. Dimalak ulitan. Ako si Sikadan tanongan sa Pokanin kag sa Pangalkagan.
  • -  English translation: We make a complaint of slander. There was weeping among my family. Mora wrote at once a confused reply. I, Sikadan, am Chief of Pokanin and Pangalkagan.
  • -  Note on author: Chief of Pokanin and Pangalkagan.
  • -  Notes on transliteration and translation: The transliteration and translation provided by Gardner in a typed document sent to LC varies from the published ones in "Three Contemporary Incised Bamboo." Transliteration: Magosap kanme dikon. Nakaiyak sa kang magbalay. Nasurat si Mora sa Koba. Dimalak olitawo. Ako si Sidian tanonñgan sa Pokanin kag sa Pañgalkagan. Translation: We make a complaint of slander. There was weeping among my family. Mora wrote to Koba. The young man goes too far.
  • -  original filename: box1a11904

Medium

  • 1/2 round bamboo

Source Collection

  • Mangyan bamboo collection from Mindoro, Philippines, circa 1900-1939

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022685006

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Asian Division.

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Sikadan. We Make a Complaint of Slander. 1904. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022685006/.

APA citation style:

Sikadan. (1904) We Make a Complaint of Slander. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022685006/.

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Sikadan. We Make a Complaint of Slander. 1904. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022685006/>.