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Story: The girl who snaps her fingers at her parents and the rain

Title

The girl who snaps her fingers at her parents and the rain

Collection

Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks

Summary

The rain is angry with us, if we talk to a maiden against her wish. (L V.20. 5608-5612). An account of what the angry rain (or the 'water's !kabbe') does when the new maiden curses the people and snaps her fingers at her parents.

Comments

1) p.5607v: Dia!kwain heard this story from his mother (‚Ȇkamme-an) and says that Jan Ronebout's mother (!kwarra-an) knows it too, 2) See also The maiden who snaps her fingers at the rain, 3) This story is found in Book V-20

Contributors

Dia!kwain (David Hoesar) (V)

Date

17 December 1875 (started)

Categories

New maidens, The Rain and Rain's water

Keywords

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Story Pages

5608-5617

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