Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida

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Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes

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1 recording (3 min., 25 sec.)

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Abida July 28, 2010.

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  • Main Title: Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida
  • Series Title: Stories

Description

Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes

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1 recording (3 min., 25 sec.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: NB_Story_Surung Thuku_ Abida_Khomer_26 July 2010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc855562

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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.

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  • July 28, 2010

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  • Aug. 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.

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  • Dec. 19, 2016, 2:17 p.m.

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Abida. Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida, audio recording, July 28, 2010; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc855562/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.