By Waldemar Bogoras
Влади#769;мир Ге#769;рманович Богора#769;з (псевдонимы Н. А. Тан, В. Г. Тан; известен также как Тан-Богора#769;з, 15 (27) апреля 1865— 10 мая 1936) — писатель, выдающийся этнограф и лингвист (специалист по чукчам и другим палеоазиатским народам).Около трёх лет (1895—1897) кочевал среди чукчей. В 1899 году уехал в США, гдe работал куратором этнографической коллекции Американского музея естественной истории и подготовил к печати получившие всемирное признание монографии по этнографии и мифологии чукчей.Крупный этнограф, член-корреспондент Академии наук, профессор Института народов Севера, вёл обширную исследовательскую и педагогическую работу. В последние годы был директором Музея религии и атеизма (располагавшегося в здании Казанского собора в Ленинграде)
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38 BOGORAS, CHUKCHEE TEXTS. The human wife went out and busied herself in the outer tent. His other wife had made a cellar in the outer tent. In the darkness the human wife fell into that cellar. At last the child began to cry quite loud. " He questioned his other wife. " Oho, the child was crying quite loud. " Then he looked for his wife among the various Beings and could not find her. Then he set off (to visit) other kinds of, Beings, those of the Morning Dawn, and she was not there. "Oh, oh, oh!
BOGORAS, CHUKCHEE TEXTS. " He was ready for violence. A small Spider-Woman visited this one who was secretly crying. She came down to that place. " - "Oh, yes! And he is all the time exterminating the herd. " "Oh, right away prepare some clothes. When you are ready with them, when you have finished them, promise to the sea a shy reindeer-buck. " She promised. Then she threw those clothes in the direction of the sea. The Ai'wan was asleep. The wife remained outside, and continued to cry. All at once her husband appeared in the distance from the direction of the sea, the one who was drowned the other day.
Ti timI/rkiniMat. by this Also one. here hardened. the knifewhetter lu"'nin, yara'ii house with much blood on she perished, again simply; valamna'lin gape'nris-qIcaL6n, pako'lcinin i'tkenin, leu'ti gatha'mn6n, v;cvhaftye woman's knife he snatched sat down gagtime'La-kItuwe'La,n. Gi, rine'nnin big, woman's knife the carried out ninemne'qin li'en, ninemne'qin. " one game-procurers smal11 are killed. a'mEn 'um ELo'n, ki'nmal ne'maqai g-umni'n piligili'lit, e'p ite ginni'g-gili'lit, 0, Oh, now ne'maqai then, together also also thou Then a alsso game-procurers, 10 head he made to appear it, e'nmen le'ut tI'npInen, goq, ieC'nnepita; e'ur with a harpoon; then the head he stabbed it, oh, then qla'ul notas qacikoi'pti ni'lhi-re'en ti'inunin, ricipe'nnin, notasgqaciyeu8'ki from underground a man with the to- thong gether Enini'n nile'qin.