Abkhazian folktales: (with grammatical introduction, translation, notes, and vocabulary)

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Lincom Europa, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 326 pages
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Contents

Grammatical Sketch
1
Texts
51
How God created the world
72
How the Abkhazians acquired Abkhazia
88
How the Abkhazians found themselves in Abkhazia
97
God and the Tsan Dwarf
113
TheTsans
116
Sorrow
124
Dzazlan Dzyzlan Old Sovereign of the Water
164
The origin of Lake Ritsa
174
The Prophet Nahw Noah
189
The birth of Abrsk al Abrsk yl
209
How AbrskJyl slew the ogre
215
The cloven rock
220
How the prophets captured AbrskJyl
232
How they set out to save AbrskJyl
257

The power of love
128
The woman who used to curse the Prince of the Dead
135
The man who used to swear by the Prince of the Dead
143
How they imprisoned the Prince of the Dead
151
God and the Devil
158
The Prince of Abkhazia
266
Amiran a poem by VazhaPshavela
277
Alphabetical Order of Standard Orthography
283
Vocabulary
285
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