Story: |kuamman-a, accompanied by the Mantis and the young Ichneumon, visits the house of the |ku, or, The Mantis and the Proteles
|kuamman-a, accompanied by the Mantis and the young Ichneumon, visits the house of the |ku, or, The Mantis and the Proteles
... the account of a visit paid by /kwámmana, with a young Ichneumon and the Mantis, to the abode of the 'Löffelhund' (Proteles); where the Mantis again gets into trouble. (L VIII.1-6939–6944, 11. 6945-6977). |kwammana and the Ichneumon visit the Proteles (|ku) and |kaggen (the Mantis) insists on coming with them. |kwammana begs the mother Proteles for a little Proteles to eat and she gives him a lean one. They return home with meat for the women, but |kaggen turns back and returns to the Proteles's house where he calls for the mother Proteles to give him another of her children. She knocks him into the fire he has built and he returns home, where |kwammana and the Ichneumon scold him for his foolish actions.
1) Date on p.6941: 21 May; p.6959: 11 June, 2) The |ku is the Proteles (aardwolf) or the |gipp, 4) |kwammana is also spelt |kuamman-a in this story, 5) p.6939v: this story is also entitled The Mantis and the Proteles, 6) p.6945 opp: an expression for rain-clouds, 7) pp.6945 opp-6954v: (9 June 1878) see Various foods and the protection of the rain for a fungus, 8) p.6958v: the name given to the lean thigh meat of an animal, 9) p.6969v: see Note on a certain man, 10) See also The Mantis pretends he has left one of his veldschoens behind and becomes a lion and The Mantis and Koro-tuiten, 11) This story is found in Books VIII-10 and VIII-11
May – June 1878
|kwammana (|kuamman-a) , |kwammana (and |kaggen and the Ichneumon visit the |ku's house) , |kwammana (asks for a little |ku to eat) , Proteles (|ku) , Proteles (|gipp) , Proteles (Aardwolf) , Proteles (Striped Jackal) , Proteles (catches |kaggen) , Proteles (is a person) , Proteles (roasting and eating the little) , Proteles (is a beast of prey) , Proteles (the aunt-) , Proteles (is |kwammana's grandmother) , Proteles (its house) , Proteles (burns |kaggen in the fire) , Proteles (the little-) , Proteles (the mother-) , Proteles (|kwammana, the Ichneumon and |kaggen visit its house) , Proteles (names for) , names (for the Proteles) , names (|kwammana, the Ichneumon and |kaggen visit the Proteles' house) , names (of |kaggen's friends and relations) , Aardwolf (Proteles) , Aardwolf (|ku) , Aardwolf (|gipp) , Aardwolf (Striped Jackal) , Aardwolf (|kwammana, the Ichneumon and |kaggen visit its house)