Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Térraba (Teribe)

Babel Kjokyo

  • 1. Dbar eshkoshko a nopga uunkong tjl̈ẽ tjl̈õkwo kjwaraso.
  • 2. Opshino jek l̈öng dl̈o wen tëm shwo l̈ëkong dwayo ga jek öötong l̈öng eshko.
  • 3-4. Pjl̈ara ga tjl̈ẽ ëng kong ga "Shji kl̈ung shosho shäryë, piy iök go ber kjang ak dik wl̈o, u shäryëy e go wl̈o, ak ãska. Sho smoy ëng go ba smokkl̈o dishäng kjoyo, gueniyo sho sĩ go, ak smokkl̈o sho ãska. E go ga kjwei shji u ywë kjwöböso, kjëryo shäryëy ak go pjribri kjókshko. Ga u shäryëy kl̈ung akyo go, e shäryëy jen äär jong kjok dogo. E go ga shji shdär l̈lëm, gueniyo shji roy shdär ber kjok kjwang jĩkong. Eni ga shji ber tjwl̈õ ara"l̈e.
  • 5. Gueniyo ga nopga l̈öng u ywë kjwöböso, kjëryo shäryak ak go pjribri kjókshko, ga l̈öng u shäryë kl̈ung akyo go jem jong kjok dogo l̈ëshko ga Jehová ter öör eshko ba pak l̈i ĩk
  • 6. Eshko ga wotjl̈ĩk ga "Nopga kjwe tjëyo kjrinaso, tjl̈õkwo jong kjwaraso bakoe. Eni ga l̈lëye shärye woydë kës l̈i, e sl̈ongga ërë l̈lëme.
  • 7. Shji to jer ba tjl̈õkwo kjl̈opswë, tjl̈ẽ ber l̈öng obl̈ë obl̈ë wl̈o, tjl̈ẽ ga l̈lë l̈ayde ëng kong l̈i miyde l̈lëm wl̈o. Shäryëy eni dey" l̈e.
  • 8. Nopga iara Jehovárë beno tjeng dboy kjok shto obl̈ë obl̈ë eni. Ga ba pak shärye l̈öng l̈i rayarae.
  • 9. Kjok eshko ga tjl̈õkwo kjl̈opswara Jehovárë beno wẽl̈ë l̈lëmshko ga nopga shdöktong to beno l̈öng dboy dboy kjok kjwang jĩkong. E kjĩshko ga kjok ëre kowëba Babel.

Source: El Antiguo Testamento en Naso-Teribe de Panama. Wycliffe Inc., 2012

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Teribe is a Chibchan language spoken in northwestern Panama and Southern Costa Rica.

More information about Teribe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teribe_language
http://www.ethnologue.org/language/tfr

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Bribri, Teribe

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