There was once a poor couple who lived happily in a quiet place. They had one son, named Juan, whom at first they loved very much; but afterwards, either because their extreme poverty made it difficult for them to support him, or because of his wickedness and waywardness, they began to hate him, and made [...]
There came a day when the kingfisher (kobug ) had nothing to drink, and was thirsty for water. Then she walked along the bed of the brook, searching for a drink; but the waters of the brook were all dried up. Now, on that very day, the Maganud went up the mountain to get some [...]
Narrated by Felix Y. Velasco, who heard the story from his grandmother, a native of Laoag, Ilocos Norte. from Filipino Popular Tales by Dean S. Fansler Once upon a time there lived in a small village on the border of a powerful kingdom a poor farmer, who had a son. This son was called a [...]
A long time ago there was a young man whose name was Jackyo. He was very poor, and by his daily labor could earn barely enough for his food and nothing at all for his clothes. He had a little farm at some distance from the village in which he lived, and on it raised [...]
This is a legend of Dumaguete, the capital of the province of Negros Occidental. From this town can be seen five islands, viz., Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Mindanao, and Siquijor. There is no one on the great island of Negros who does not love the name of Catalina. Even the wild mountain men speak it with [...]
Barom-Mai was an old and ugly king who lived in a kingdom called Calinan in the Visayas hundreds of years ago. Although he was powerful, he was helpless when it came to winning the love of his young bride, Madayaw-Bayho (daughter of Tageb, king of the pirates).
Alamat ng Luzon Masagana ang Kahariang Masinlok. Magandang maganda noon ang umaga. Maningning ang sikat ng araw. Sariwa ang hanging amihan. Lunti ang mga halaman sa paligid. Masigla ang awit ng mga ibon. Bughaw ang kabundukan. Subalit ang kagandahan ng umaga ay hindi nakasiya sa Datu. Wala siyang madamang kaligayahan sa lahat ng namamalas. Malungkot [...]
Buhat nang mapatakbo ni Toniong Tandang si Tenoriong Talisain ay humanap na ng ibang libutan at madaling nakapamayagpag na muli ang Talisain. Ang mga Katyaw na leghorn doon ay madaling nasilaw sa balitang bilis at lakas ni Tenoriong Talisain. At madali niyang naging kaibigan ang pinakamagandang sa mga banyagang manok na si Lolitang Leghorn.
(Bahagi ng The Beautiful Bungangsakit) Salin ni Reynaldo S. Reyes Mula sa”The Legend” by Damiana L. Eugenio, UP Press Dahil sa ipinakitang kalupitan ng mga tulisang-dagat, ang mga naninirahan sa Balud, sa pangunguna ng mga misyonerong Heswita ay nagtungo sa Binongtoan, isa sa kalapit na nayon. Doon ay nagsimula silang bumuo ng panibagong nayon at [...]
(Kwento/Magindanaw) Salin ni Elvira B. Estravo ng “The Legend of Palendag” Ang palendag ay isang instrumentong pang-musika ng mga Magindanaw. Ito’y galing sa salitang Magindanaw na lendag, na nangangahulugang “paghikbi.”