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Characteristics of the Northern Sotho folktales

P. M. Makgamatha

Characteristics of the Northern Sotho folktales

their form and structure

by P. M. Makgamatha

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Published by Perskor Publishers in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Sotho (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Africa, Southern -- History and criticism.,
    • Tales -- Africa, Southern -- Classification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-228) and index.

      StatementP.M. Makgamatha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR359.52.S68 M34 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1320314M
      ISBN 100628034881
      LC Control Number92195408

      This charming collection presents more than Sepedi proverbs, arranged in alphabetical order and accompanied by English translations and a comprehensive explanation of each. The proverbs include everything from the lighthearted to the serious, such as what to say to request a second beer at a friend's house or to reveal one's undying adoration to a loved one. Buy this Book on Kindle. South-African Folk-Tales, by James A. Honeÿ, [], at LION AND JACKAL. THE Lion and the Jackal agreed to hunt on shares, for the purpose of laying in a stock of meat for the winter months for their families.

      Northern Sotho is one of the Sotho languages of the Bantu family. Although Northern Sotho shares the name Sotho with Southern Sotho, the two groups have less in common with each other than they have with Setswana. Northern Sotho is also closely related to Setswana, sheKgalagari and speakers: million ( census), million . The Basotho largely relied on agriculture and animal husbandry for their food supply. Men and boys would tend to the animals and their wellbeing while women worked the fields and collected water from springs. The Basotho diet consisted of a variety of foods such as maize, millet, melons, pumpkins, peas, beans and ground nuts. The principle.

      a lot about African folktale which is a very important part of storytelling. Many writers have written books with stories that were passed down from generation to generation. Get ready to read, learn and do some fun activities! # Here is a list of activities you will work on as you learn more about African Folktale: # KWL Chart Reading ActivityFile Size: 7MB. The unwritten textbook of the folktale: Acase study of “Morongwa leMorongwanyana” [The Messenger andthe Small messenger]M.M. (Maria) LetsieDept. of African LanguagesPotchefstroom CampusNorth-West UniversityPOTCHEFSTROOME-mail: [email protected] unwritten textbook of the folktale: A case study of “Morongwa leMorongwanyana” [The Messenger and the Small .


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Characteristics of the Northern Sotho folktales by P. M. Makgamatha Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Characteristics of the Northern Sotho folktales: their form and structure. [P M Makgamatha]. In a concluding chapter the book traces the captivating developments of the orthography of Northern Sotho through Hoffmann’s texts over almost half a century.

Brill has made the documentary film “A Journey into the Life of a Mission-Ethnographer” which is interlinked with this book available online via its online : Annekie Joubert, Gerrie Grobler, Inge Kosch, Lize Kriel. Article 12 (/34). Sotho Texts from the Woodbush Mountains in the Transvaal: Legal Practices of the Northern Sotho People—Dingwalwa tša Sesotho tše di tšwago Dithabeng tša Woodbush go la Transfala: Tirišo ya melao ya Basotho ba LebowaAuthor: Annekie Joubert, Gerrie Grobler, Inge Kosch, Lize Kriel.

stories, folktales, epic poems, and dramas. This is marked by the frequent appearance of themes such as love, death, reconciliation, detection and marriage in Northern Sotho narratives. This approach maintains that the structure of the literary text is essential while it. Northern Sotho folktale such as Phaka Makgamatha ( 69) plausibly arguing that, on the whole, Northern Sotho folktales are trickster narratives in which "small and weak animals" play the role of tricksters while "their dupes are almost invariably bigger and.

Northern Sotho verbal moods As in the case of nominal characteristics, the infinitive shows most of the typical characteristics normally asso-ciated with verbs, e.g.

actions or processes, and is positioned within the description of the verbal system by for. Folktales are among the most important and treasured genres Africans. among The storytelling route would move from one generationto the next orally. These tales represent human emotions, feelings and ambitions.

Human beings, both young and old can learn a lot. Characteristic of this kind of tale is the prominence of certain legendary figures. Most notable is that of boy-hero Senkatana and the man-eater, Dimo.

The Basotho legends were first recorded in writing by Rev. Jacottet and was published in two parts (part 1 - and part 2 - ) under the title Litsomo tsa Basotho (Legends of the Basotho).

All folktales have a moral or teach a lesson. Many old folktales explain how something came to be. (these are called "creation myths").

Characters in folktales are usually animals or people. Usually a character in a folktale must face an impossible test. Many folktalkes contain the Rule of Three. Characters and events seem to. Sotho has a rich tradition of folktales (ditsomo or dinonwane) and praise poems (diboko).

These are told in dramatic and creative ways that may include audience participation. Folktales are adventure stories which occur in realistic and magical settings. Story-telling strategies employed in three Northern Sotho detective short stories and the publishing rate of Northern Sotho books accelerated during the 50s as the demand from schools under the Law on Black Education increased.

Writ- prose fiction in Northern Sotho since it carries the intrinsic characteristics of detective writing. The. ethnography in Northern Sotho speech also reveals that according to paternity, as the following citation reveals about marriage custom as go tsoša lapa (to revive the family name) or go nyalwa ke lapa(to be married by a family).

The ritual part of the marriage has been left out (Sekhukhune ). In writing this collection, the authors show sensitivity to social issues such as human rights, gender, religion and other issues.

The title of the book itself What went wrong. calls for the implementation of the principle of ubuntu, to enhance social cohesion and promote nation building. Themes such as lesbianism, teambuilding, corruption, religion, women abuse, unfaithfulness, etc, which are relevant today, are.

This study attempts to show that Vlamidir Propp‟s Morphological Analysis of Russian Folktales has an influence in the way Sesotho folktales are being analysed.

Fifteen Sesotho folktales were analysed (but in this paper only two are used as examples) adopting his method and it was observed that both folktales display some of Propp‟s 31 : P Phindane.

sources including books is used to differentiate the idiom from the proverb. CHAPTER 2 THE ORIGIN OF IDIOMS Some sources, from which Northern Sotho idioms originate are discussed. The semantic and grammatical characteristics of idioms are also examined in the second chapter.

CHAPTER 3 SOME SYNTACTICAL PATTERNS OF NORTHERN SOTHO IDIOMSFile Size: KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

They are divided into three groups: The Northern Sotho (Pedi), Southern Sotho, and the Tswana (Batswana). These groupings happened due to various events in the course of histories like wars, Author: Andile Smith.

Morphology and semantics of proper names in Northern Sotho Mampaka L. Mojapelo Department of African Languages, University of South Africa P.O.

BoxUNISAPretoria, Republic of South Africa [email protected] The objective of this article is to present the identifying features of the Northern Sotho proper name as a. Buy this Book on Kindle. South-African Folk-Tales, by James A. Honeÿ, [], at THE LION AND JACKAL. LION had now caught a large eland which lay dead on the top of a high bank.

Lion was thirsty and wanted to go and drink water. " Jackal, look after my eland, I am going to get a drink.

Don't you eat any.". African folktales > South African folktales > Outa Karel's Stories South African Folk-Lore Tales at World of Tales - Stories for children, folktales, fairy tales and fables. Folktales employ certain characteristics or conventions common to virtually all tales. The most familiar involve the setting, character, plot, theme and conflict, and style.

Most folktale settings remove the tale from the real world, taking us to a time and place where animals talk, witches and wizards roam, and magic spells are commonplace.Guybon Sinxo explored the relationship between oral tradition and writing in his popular Xhosa novels, and A.C. Jordan (in Xhosa), O.K.

Matsepe (in Sotho), and R.R.R. Dhlomo (in Zulu) built on that kind of writing, establishing new relationships not only between oral and written materials but between the written and the written—that is, between the writers of popular fiction and those writers who wished to create .Keleketla: Northern Sotho folktales Unknown Binding – January 1, by P.

M Makgamatha (Author) › Visit Amazon's P. M Makgamatha Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. P Author: P. M Makgamatha.