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Story: Xurri ko killed by a lion

Title

Xurri ko killed by a lion

Collection

Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks

Summary

The death of a relative of the narrator from the bites of a lion, is told in the Katkop dialect by !kweiten ta //ken (L VI.-2. 4010-4013). !kweiten ta ||ken's father and a man called Xurri ko were out hunting quagga when a lion caught Xurri ko and bit him in the leg. Xurri ko died from the severity of his wounds.

Comments

1) p.4009v: !kweiten ta ||ken heard this from her mother and father (‚Ȇkamme-an and Xaa-ttin [presumably]); notes to this incident including the name of the place where it happened (Riet Kolk); Xurri ko was !kweiten ta ||ken's father's 'uncle' (or !koin), 2) p.4011v: lions bite people's shoulders and knees but not their heads, 3) This story is found in Book VI-2

Contributors

!kweiten ta ||ken (Rachel) (VI)

Date

2 January 1875 (started)

Categories

History (personal), Healing and ailing

Keywords

lion (which killed Xurri ko) , lion (was killed by !kweiten ta ||ken's father) , Xurri ko (his personal history) , Xurri ko (his story) , Xurri ko (and !kweiten ta ||ken's father) , Xurri ko (was killed by a lion) , Xurri ko (his wounds) , healing (of Xurri ko's wounds) , healing (Xurri ko killed by a lion) , !kweiten ta ||ken (her father and story of Xurri ko and a lion) , !kweiten ta ||ken (her father killed the lion that killed Xurri ko) , personal history (Xurri ko killed by a lion) , personal history (!kweiten ta ||ken's father) , !kweiten ta ||ken (her father killed the lion that killed Xurri ko) , death (Xurri ko killed by a lion)

Story Pages

4010-4013

Page Images

Image File: A2_1_51_04010.JPG

Book: BC_151_A2_1_051

Image File: A2_1_51_04011.JPG

Book: BC_151_A2_1_051

Image File: A2_1_51_04012.JPG

Book: BC_151_A2_1_051

Image File: A2_1_51_04013.JPG

Book: BC_151_A2_1_051