Tihang long loyaa .
Its posts of the trunk of the loyaa .
Nakeh dung Batin Suntai.
Such was the house of Batin Suntai.
Dooh-gendeh sdmilan, di sen-dooh Kalih.
At the rivers nine, on the upper Kalis.
Bantal-nya banir diyan.
Pillow-his was a buttress of the durian tree.
Soi daun lembaa .
And his mat the leaves of the lembaa .
Hendi lantok tA rap.
His clothes were of bark of the tSrap tree.
Nakeh unang silah-silah.
Such are the laws of the genealogy.
Tali tembaga* di-atas batang.
Like a wire of copper stretched over a tree-trunk.
Silah di-bawah batang.
Whilst the genealogy is below the tree-trunk.
Diyan tembia 1; kenen kdtok 2;
If it is a durian it will rot; if it is too slender it will snap ; Kdtok bok 3 ; chidut kachim 4 ;
If it snaps you can bind it; if it spills you can dig it up. Sih tglong6; bddok bit.6
If you lose it, look-for it; if it drops, pick it up again.
Besisi Specimen, believed to be an Improvisation.
TA long pleh sa ari tanam.7 Look-for fruit in one-day planted.
Telong pleh sa ari buah.
Look-for fruit in one-day fruiting.
Nakeh te* Toa Klana*.
That is the land of Toa Klana.
Dooh-gendeh met semilan ;
The rivers of the springs nine ;
Nakeh pA chah-plchlt Thence we broke and scattered
To-M^-sea and to-M^-land.
Ulu Kalis 8 tA mpat pA muka\
Ulu Kalis is the place which was first cleared.9
* Mai. a kalau durian, timbus.a 3 Mai. a ginting putus. a
Mai. a putus berubong.a
Mai. a tumpah gali.a
Mai. a hilang chhari.a
Mai. a chichir pungut.a
Bes. a paom.a
8 One of the nine streams: it is mentioned in the Siamang song. a Ulu a means the headwaters or upper part of the course of a river.
9 I.e. for habitation. Mai. a buka,a is so used of establishing new settlements, sc. by clearing the jungle.