BESISI SONGS OF ORIGIN
^ Bukit Gentel Batin Mari.
At Bukit Gentel was Batin Mari.
Punyaa asal [kSna] Batin Mari.
Its origin was [because of] Batin Mari.
Batin Barai [kena] Batin Barai.
And Batin Barai [because of] Batin Barai.
Batin Suntai [ka na] Batin Suntai.
'And Batin Suntai [because of] Batin Suntai.
'Turun chdlui Batin Galang.
Went-down and descended Batin Galang.
Tolak ka-laut, jadi rayat laut.
And pushed seawards, and became Subjects of the Sea.
Rayat laut jadi Bajau.
. And the Subjects of the Sea became Pirates.
(SA layan Batang Niyu,
At SSlayan was [Batin] Stem of the Coconut-palm.
SA layan Batang Pinang.
At SSlayan was [Batin] Stem of the Areea-palm.1
Cherteng Perteng Tagun BrA go.2
With Cherteng, Perteng, Tarun, Bergul.
Tunggul-si-Jagaa di-hulu Langat.
And the a Stump-of-the-Watcher a on-the-upper Langat.
Ching Beranang PA jam Gebok.3
With Ching, Beranang, Pgjam, Gebok.
Langkap B6rjuntei, Bangkong Menggoh.
The Langkap-palm overhanging and Bangkong Menggoh.
Bangkong Gadeng, Kgchau, Langlang.
Bangkong Gadeng, Kechau, and Langlang.
,,1 Unexplained. But in the Kenaboi first three were explained as being
^alect a sSnayana or a s6noyona = near Ulu Klang (Selangor), Gebok,
?A conut palm, and also banana. See, and the next two as near Ulu Sungei
jJA Wever, vol. ii. p. 166, n. I, and id. Ujong. (It appears from the map
^ *67, n. 9. that Beranang and Gebok (or Geboh
Tarun and B5rgul, on the border as the map spells it) are places quite
the Ulu Langat district of Selangor close to the present frontier of Sungei
^3 Sungei Ujong. Ujong and Selangor). a Bt. Tunggoh
Compare this with the following S. Jagaa also marked on the map in
ring of place-names, which according that region. Bukit Putus is close
* my Malay informant, one Mamat to TA bong, a Malacca border village;
^ Jus in Malacca territory, constituted Paya Luas near Mantai; Bangkong
old boundaries of the countries of Chondong just under Mt. Ophir.
a**ing and Muar (round Malacca MSrSbau Saratus lies between Mt.
^ritory)Chang, Beranang, Pajam, Ophir and Kuala Kdsang (which is at
ok, Li bah BA rgoyang, Tunggu present the boundary on the sea
^rsSjaga, Bukit Putus, Paya Luas, between the territories of Malacca and
j***gkongChondong, M^rebauSaratus, Muar). Tanjong Gading is in Muar Kesang, Tanjong Gading. The territory.a C. O. B.