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Rabitsürla (Stepmother)

Folk Tale . 15:30

Title: Rabitsürla (Stepmother)
Language: Ao (chungli)
Description: The tales of ‘Rabitsürla’ meaning ‘Stepmother’ in the Ao language. The story follows the death of the first wife of our protagonist, leaving him a daughter. He then goes on to marry again. At the beginning of their marriage, everything seems so beautiful and perfect however Rabitsürla’s true colours are soon revealed. In the presence of her husband, the new wife would treat the daughter like her own but in reality, she despised her. ‘Rabitsürla’ was often considered to be cruel towards her stepchildren in Ao folk tales.
Format & Duration: Audio – 15 min 29 secs
Date of Recording: 16-Aug-2023
Date of Upload: 01-Nov-2023
Performer: Mr Temjen Tzüdir
Creator: Meyisenla Lemtur
Publisher: Tetso College, Dimapur
Note: NA

Lemtur Meyisenla. 2023. Rabitsürla (Stepmother). ( NEIIPA,Tetso College. Accessed: (18-Jul-2024)

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