Retelling of Torti and Potorti

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Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story “Torti Putorti” ('Torti and Potorti') in the Yasin dialect. In this popular story, two sisters named Torti and Potorti, are plucking vegetables from the garden. When Potorti plucks a carrot from the field, a ghost is released.

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Munshi, Sadaf July 29, 2010.

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  • Main Title: Retelling of Torti and Potorti
  • Series Title: Stories

Description

Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story “Torti Putorti” ('Torti and Potorti') in the Yasin dialect. In this popular story, two sisters named Torti and Potorti, are plucking vegetables from the garden. When Potorti plucks a carrot from the field, a ghost is released.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: YB_Story_Torti_Potorti_Wazir_Shafi_Gilgit_29_July_2010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc848785

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Burushaski Language Resource

Recordings of oral literature from different, significantly threatened, regional varieties of Burushaski spoken in Hunza, Nagar, and Yasin valleys in Pakistan and Srinagar in India. Included are audio and video recordings; fieldwork notes; photographs; and transcriptions, translations, and analyses of selected texts.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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Retelling of Torti and Potorti (Text)

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

Transcription and free English translation of the recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi"), a speaker of Yasin Burushaski, narrating the story entitled "Torti Potorti" ('Torti and Potorti'), a popular children's story. This is a story about two sisters named "Torti" and Potorti". Transcription and translation by Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi").

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Retelling of Torti and Potorti (Video)

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story entitled "Torti Potorti," a popular children's story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. The story is about two sisters, Torti and Potorti.

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Translation of Torti Puturti by Wazir Shafi (Sound)

Translation of Torti Puturti by Wazir Shafi

Recording of Wazir Shafi translating the popular story "Torti and Puturti," from the Yasin dialect of Burushaski into Urdu.

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  • July 29, 2010

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  • June 16, 2016, 1:53 p.m.

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  • Aug. 6, 2020, 12:11 a.m.

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Munshi, Sadaf. Retelling of Torti and Potorti, audio recording, July 29, 2010; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc848785/: accessed July 6, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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