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Manuscript/Mixed Material My perfume is the lemon bloom

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Title

  • My perfume is the lemon bloom

Names

  • Kabal (Mangyan author)

Created / Published

  • 1938-1939?

Headings

  • -  Mangyan language--Texts
  • -  Verse

Notes

  • -  "Type series," "Hamp. Signs No1 - Set No 1," "Dirigido por: Ildefonso Maliwanag"--Notes on item.
  • -  Source of transliteration/translation/transcription: Fletcher Gardner and Ildefonso Maliwanag, Indic Writings of the Mindoro-Palawan Axis, vol. 2, no. 112, p. 43.
  • -  Mangyan transliteration: 1. Kang pamanglo si dayap, 2. Gurang, danga magharap! 3. Kontay inda mamorak; 4. No binagyo abagat, 5. Labong nangayak tay'ak 6. Sa dayami magsanap.
  • -  English translation: 1. My perfume is the lemon bloom, 2. Old age, come not near! 3. It bears fruit for us; 4. If the monsoon had blown, 5. Its petals would have dropped 6. Strewn over the fields..
  • -  Note on author: Kaba ma asawa Kaga Mansalay I think this means the author is "Kaba" or "Kabal" and is married (ma asawa), and "Kaga" is the husband (?). I also surmise that the bamboo verse was written in Mansalay. I think the author is "Kabal" rather than "Kaba" because the collector, Ildefonso Maliwanag, states on the reverse of item 19, that the author is "Kabal": "escrito por: Kabal".
  • -  original filename: box1no1

Medium

  • 1/2 round bamboo

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • Library of Congress Asian Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.asian/asian.home

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022685007

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Kabal. My Perfume Is the Lemon Bloom. to 1939?, 1938. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022685007/.

APA citation style:

Kabal. (1938) My Perfume Is the Lemon Bloom. to 1939?. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022685007/.

MLA citation style:

Kabal. My Perfume Is the Lemon Bloom. to 1939?, 1938. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022685007/>.