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Yamanba and the Cattleman (牛方と山姥)

Mostly translated from 牛方と山姥 A cattleman named Kansuke packed many salted mackerel on his cow's back and went out to sell them in the large village on the other side of the mountain. After passing the summit Kansuke met an old woman. She said,"Kansuke, give me a salted mackerel." Kansuke was unnerved that she knew… Continue reading Yamanba and the Cattleman (牛方と山姥)

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The Story of Yamanba

This is a telling of a Yamanba story in Hakata dialect (Kyushu) I think. But that's only from an internet search of なさい→んしゃい and を→ば, so feel free to correct me if you recognize the dialect. The radio show is called Toshio Ozawa's invitation to folk tales (小澤俊夫 昔話へのご招待 Toshi Ozawa -invition to the folk tale-)… Continue reading The Story of Yamanba