January 01, 2013

Circassian Folk Tales

Circassian Folk Tales

In this Uchites you will read and listen to two Circassian fables that reflect traditional beliefs (see lead story on Circassians, page 28). Uchites is edited by Evgeny Dengub (Amherst College) and Susanna Nazarova (Mount Holyoke College).

Read the first fable and its three possible endings. Which do you think is the original one? Listen to the recording online to see if you selected the right ending.

В ауле1 жила́ краси́вая де́вушка. Мно́гие хоте́ли жени́ться на ней. Она́ сказа́ла: 

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