Tetum Terik

BIRD STORY

This story is based on a wordless picture book.
Mercer Mayer. 1974. Two Moral Tales. New York: Four Winds Press

Listen to the story

Iha manu oan kmetan ida kfuluk matan klosuk nla'o netan sapeo ida iha rai kmolik naha nia nfoti tiha sapeo niat ba
nia ulun ntaka nodi nlao. Naha nia nlao-nlao to'o iha ai kboot ida nia hun nia nare fali manu oak ida ain klotuk toba
lerek hanesan natudu lerek nia ain ba nia, naha manu ida kfuluk nbe taka sapeo niat nsoe tiha sapeo nala sapeo niat
monu tiha ba rai nia natauk nalai tiha. naha nia nalai liu tiha manu oak ida fali be ain klotuk toba lerek iha rai niat
mai ntutu tiha sapeo niat nodi lao ba ai oak ida nia leten nia nsae tiha nia ntur tiha iha sapeo leten naha wainhira
manu ida fali kfuluk metan niat mai, nia kala be nasiak aan ba manu niat ba manu oak niat hafoin nodi nfoti tiha sapeo
niat nusi manu oak ida be ntur lerek iha ai leten niat. Naha nia ntaka tiha sapeo niat ba nia ulun
wainhira nian taka tiha sapeo niat ba nia ulun iha fali manu ida manu oak ida iha ai leten niat nia oan kala iha lerek
sapeo laran be ma ndudu monu tiha sapeo niat hosi manu kfuluk niat ma nia ulun

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