THE WREN WARBLER  AND THE BROADBILL
PIPLIOK AM ANANANTAN AHITAMBULUI
THERE WAS a wren warbler and a broadbill. The warbler said, "Friend, let's sleep in my house tonight. 

      "No, let's go to mine first," said the broadbill. 

      "We'll go to yours tomorrow. Let's sleep at my place first," said the warbler. 

      "If that's what you want, I'll just go along with it," said the broadbill. 

      So they went together to the warbler's nest. At night time, a lot of people were walking to and fro, carrying rice over the warbler's nest. He had built his nest under one of the logs the people were walking across. The log kept bouncing went it was stepped on, and very nearly hit another log. 

      The poor broadbill could not sleep, because the log kept bouncing up and down when the people walked over it. The warbler was sleeping soundly. He did not fell the movement. 

      The broadbill said, "Friend, wake up. Just listen to this log bouncing up and down. We'll be crushed. Get up!" The warbler did not stir until morning, and the broadbill did not sleep a wink. 

      Next day, the broadbill asked the warbler to sleep in his nest. So the warbler went to sleep with the broadbill. When they got to the broadbill's place it was raining heavily. When the rain stopped it was already evening, and the two of them got ready to sleep. 

      The broadbill's nest was hanging on the end of bamboo plant by the stream. When the stream began to rise the nest swayed back and forth. While they were asleep, the water began to rise and the nest began to rise the nest swayed back and forth. While they were asleep, the water began to rise and the nest began to sway. The warbler woke up and saw the driftwood going by - a lot of it was being swept down by the rising waters. The warbler was very frightened, and shook the broadbill to waken him. But the broadbill was fast asleep. 

      The warbler could not sleep again. He was really worried that the nest would come adrift. "We'll be swept downstream," he said to himself. The poor warbler did not sleep a wink all night.
      Obdi' gauty ta ouokuij uki ra abababtan. Rahu nu pipliok to "U Kayam" kono "muoi to koolong ra intok kuno," kono. 

      "Kaa, ali' muoi to pahulu ra rakon no," kono nu ananantana tu. 

      "Hino po rahu mu, am baya-baya' iak au," kono nu ananatan tu. 

      Pambaya' iko inuio ra intok nu pipliok tu. Paat nu hino asuang ulun ahinduli' ra pari arambus ra bunsalah nu pipliok tu. Ondo' namunsalahan nu pipiliok tu soro iak, ra sisp nu batang sunsuyon nu ulun ahinduli' ratu. Batang hitu alimbuk alungunan nu ulun hiano, am mamaaingkulihu' iak mingku' ra batang bokon no. 

      Anu kunu' ra ananatan tu ka' ikaa no nokoolong io, nga kumulihu' iak hua batang ratu ra paat nu ulun asuang ahinduli' hiano sumunsui. Aun kunu'ra pipliok tu ka' nalatayan bonsoi, kaando' no lima-liman no. Rahu nu ananatan tu, "U Kayam, lumuat ko kon," kono kunu' nu ananantan tu. "Kinongoho' liha'hiatu kumulihu' iak batang ratu, apandit no naapo ito. Lumuat ko kon," kono nu ananantan tu. 

      Ikaa no akaliman pipliok tu suku' iak ra natawang am ikaa no nokoolong ananatan tu. Suaban nali hili iananantan nagipah ra pipiliok tu inoui koolong ra intok nano. Pipiliok no pono inuoi koolong ra intok nu ananantan no. Pakasuku' pipiliok tu ra intok nu ananantan tu, anguluh li pono am naawas bonsoi. Kataru' anguluh hino am orau am amaai' noyo, am ilo ruo pono am angimuun oolong. 

      Ondo' bunsalah nu ananantan tu pinotoyong no ra siit nu puaran nakabuluh ra siang tu. Antuu' po siang to am bunsalah pono nu ananantan tu am kili-kili iak. Paat nilo noolong siang li pono am nantuu, suku' ra bunsalah nu ananantan tu kili-kili. Pipiliok tu pono am nakarat pahilong ia ra bolombon rano, am asuang bonsoi ahantung ra siang hino ra kotongo' no nangkaayo li. Pipiliok pono am nalaa' noyo bonsio, hili io namalukou ra ananatan tu. Aun ra ananantan tu ka' nalatanyan noyo bonsio. 

      Pilpiliok tu pono am ikaa no nokoolong io. Io angkaamo ra bunsalah nu ananantan tu aukat. "Antung no naapo akai," kono nu huang nu pipliok tu. Suku' ra io natawang pipiliok tu pono am ikaa iak nokoolong. 


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