Translation of Torti Puturti by Wazir Shafi

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

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Munshi, Sadaf July 29, 2010.


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

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1 recording (4 min., 21 sec.)



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  • Accession or Local Control No: YB_Translation_of_the_story_Torti_Puturti_Wazir_Shafi_Zulfiqarabad_29_July_2010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc855699



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 Torti and Potorti (Sound)

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

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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  • July 29, 2010

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  • Aug. 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.

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  • June 29, 2023, 11:46 a.m.

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Munshi, Sadaf. Translation of Torti Puturti by Wazir Shafi, audio recording, July 29, 2010; ( accessed December 3, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT College of Information.

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