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Story: The Moon not to be laughed at


The Moon not to be laughed at


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


The Moon is not to be laughed at. By /han≠kass’o (L VIII-–28. 8441-8443, 8446). People say that the Moon becomes angry when they laugh at it. People thus call it |ßkuan ttu to show it respect to try and keep it from going into the sky. The Moon's wife is ||ko'on.


1) p.8440: |han≠kass'o heard this from his mother (|xabbi-an), 2) p.8441v: the Moon's other name and the name of the Moon's wife, 3) See also The Moon seeking his wife, ||ko'on, 4) This story is found in Book VIII-28


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


25 & 27 May 1879 (story given on or about)


Celestial bodies and aeroscopy, Custom and daily life


Moon (not to be laughed at) , Moon (children taught not to laugh at) , Moon (what people say to it) , Moon (resembles a 'thing which is bitter') , Moon (its name when a man) , Moon (the name of its wife is ||ko'on) , Moon (its other name is |ßkuan ttu) , Moon (when large went into the sky) , Moon (must not be called large) , Moon (when it gets angry it goes into the sky) , Moon (when large) , Moon (showing respect for) , Moon (the people call it |ßkuan ttu) , respecting (the Moon) , respecting (the Moon not to be laughed at) , children (are taught to respect the Moon) , children (are taught not to laugh at the Moon) , prohibition (the Moon is not to be laughed at) , prohibition (avoiding saying the name of the Moon) , prohibition (against calling the Moon large) , names (of the Moon and his wife) , names (and respecting the Moon and its name) , names (of the Moon when a man) , names (avoiding saying the Moon's name) , laughter (and respect for the Moon, which is not to be laughed at) , teaching (children about respecting the Moon) , teaching (the Moon not to be laughed at) , education (of children to respect the Moon) , education (the Moon not to be laughed at)

Story Pages

8441-8443, 8446

Page Images

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_103

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_103

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_103

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_103