Baran wala mapaya Her body had not tired Ba pa tuhan limaya In God she trusted

Baran wala mapaya her body had not tired ba pa tuhan

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Baran wala’ mapaya; Her body had not tired; Ba pa tuhan limaya. In God she trusted. In agi sin kapitan, 147 The captain said, “Ba subay natu lawakan. “Let us retreat. Isug Sali saytan; She is as bold as the devil 15 Sin punglu’ di abutan.” No bullet can hit her.” Tagna’ suga limambung, 148 When the sun cast its first shadow In timbak nakahundung, The firing ceased. Pagubus nagtalumpung Then a telescope was used Ba bang kiyugdan matapung. To find out if she was mangled. Asawa sin Panglima 149 (But no,)the panglima’s wife Malasig wa’ lumamma. Was at it still, without cease. Kalis di’ maupama; No one underestimates the kris Ba di’ matapus sin lima. Even if barely held by the hand. Pagubus hiyudhuran 150 Then bullets rained on her Sin timbak piyudpuran. Subjecting her to volleys of fire. Amuna in ka kugdan. She was hit, Ba himantak na in baran. And she collapsed. In sakali miyatay; 151 So then she died; Ba bata’bata’ nagmatay. The little boy wailed. In sakali miyatay; And then she died; Bata’bata’ nagmatay. The little boy wailed. Tu sila nagabay The three of them were side by side Sin kura’ siyusungay As a horse nosed her out. 16 14 According to local beliefs influenced by traditional Sufism, a Tausug believer fighting for God and using the proper spell can be, God willing, invulnerable and will redirect the bullets by making them zigzag. 15 Saytan for Muslims is a mischievous and pugn acious angel who rebelled against God and to use the Christian term “Satan” would not do justice to the context, hence the use of “as bold as the devil.”
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May Temple-Maravilles. Literatures of Mindanao. Languages Department. School of Liberal Arts. Ateneo de Zamboanga University Parang sabil in bata’ 152 The boy decided to do parang sabil Tiyagamahan kura’. The horse was getting ready. Biya tuud piyatta’ (He saw his mother) as in an image Limambung ha pilita’ Floating over the lamp. Agi sin bata’bata’ 153 The little boy said, “Ba kita’ ku hi ina’!” “I saw my mother!” Nagtawag na ha ama’ Then he called out to his father, “Kita’ ku hi ina’ “I saw my mother Ba yadtu ha taas kura’!” Astride a horse!” Hi Panglima simambung, 154 The panglima answered, “Gampa kaw himundung. “Better stop talking. Bisan sila limambung, Were they to appear, Ba di da aku umulung.” I will not pity them.” “Maybaha’ ama’ ku? 155 “Why is that s o, my father? Limambung ha mata ku. Her image appeared before my eyes, Karian in kalis ku; Please hand me the kris; Hi ina’ urulun ku.” I will follow Mother.” “Ayaw na kaw maglata 156 “Do not talk nonsense. Umurul di na kita. We will not follow her. Unu kagawahan ta What are we worrying about? Ba mataud in pilak ta. We have plenty of money.” “In pilak ta mataud 157 We have plenty of money Ha bay makaibug. At home, we are the envy (of all). Bang sin tau maatud, If the people could see it, Ba sa’ sila imibug. They would be envious. “In pilak ta ha bay. 158 “Our money is at home Sa’ kita m agukay. Let’s examine what’s there. Ba bisan tahun lumabay, Years may pass, Di’ pa kita mapilay.” Never will we be wanting. Anak nagumbul Satu 159 The son who was the best (around) Ba nagkabtangan na ridtu, Then said, “Ama’ umurul na aku. “Father, I will follow them (as) Makasipug ha tau.” We are so dishonored!” Anak tunggalan usug 160 The only son Ba ha langgung namawgbug. Uphel d his sister’s (honor)
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