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Retelling of A Simple Sparrow

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Recording of Wazir Shafi translating the story of Saada Chinan from the Yasin dialect of Burushaski into Urdu.

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Munshi, Sadaf July 29, 2010.


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  • Main Title: Retelling of A Simple Sparrow
  • Series Title: Translations


Recording of Wazir Shafi translating the story of Saada Chinan from the Yasin dialect of Burushaski into Urdu.

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1 recording (5 min., 9 sec.)



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  • Accession or Local Control No: YB_Urdu_Translation_Saadda_Chinan_Wazir_Shafi_29_July_2010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc855655



This recording is part of the following collections of related materials.

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 A Simple Sparrow (Sound)

Retelling of A Simple Sparrow

Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story "saada crhin" ('a simple sparrow'), a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.

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  • July 29, 2010

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  • Aug. 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.

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  • Aug. 6, 2020, 12:05 a.m.

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Munshi, Sadaf. Retelling of A Simple Sparrow, audio recording, July 29, 2010; ( accessed July 5, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT College of Information.

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