Noong unang panahon, si Sultan Makan-ali ay nagpakasal sa isang katulong.  Nagkaroon sila ng anak na babae at tinawag nila itong Duri.  Hindi namana ni Duri ang magandang mukha ng kanyang ina kaya walang manligaw sa kanya.  Ngunit sa kabila ng pangit na mukha ni Duri ay mayroon naman siyang malinis at magandang kalooban.

There lived in Pesia many years ago a man named Pocoy.  One day, Pocoy wandered through the forest.  While he was walking, he saw a wild cat.  Pocoy followed the cat.  This wildcat climbed the tree and the man watched the cat.  When the cat reached the top of the tree, it found a nest with some eggs in it.

Ayon sa matatanda, ang bathalang lumikha ng daigdig ay si Laor.  Ayon sa paniwala ng marami ay matagal siyang namuhay na nag-iisa dito sa daigdig.  Hindi nalaunan at siya ay nakaramdam ng pagkalungkot sa kanyang pag-iisa.  Upang maiwasan ang ganitong pangyayari ay umisip siya ng isang magandang paraan.

Once there lived a young crocodile on the bank of the Pasig River.  He was so fierce and so greedy that no animal dared to approach him.  One day while he was resting on a rock, he thought of getting married.  He said aloud, I will give all that I have for a wife.  As he pronounced these words, a coquettish peahen passed near him.  That naughty crocodile expressed his wish again.  The coquette listened carefully, and began to examine the crocodile's looks.

Many years ago old people said that plants and animals could talk. One day a little vine called Raguini came crying to a little bamboo, and said, Will you help me to stand, little bamboo? The little bamboo answered that he could help her, but he was very much ashamed of her because before, when he was young, he had very fine hairy dress; now he had none.  Besides he was growing tall and small.

Isang napakagandang prinsesa ang namumuno raw noon sa isang kaharian sa Lanao.  Mahal siya ng kanyang nasasakupan dahil sa kanyang kabutihan at matalinong pamamahala.

An ox grazing in the field happened to set foot on a young frog.  The frog was crushed to death.  His brothers and sisters who were playing nearby ran at once to tell their mother what had happened. The monster who did it was very big, they said. The mother who was a vain old thing thought that she could easily make herself as big as the monster.

Ang kuwentong ito ay tungkol sa ating kababayang Muslim.  May katutubong kultura ang mga Pilipinong Muslim tungkol sa pag-aasawa.  Sa kanilang kalinangan, ang isang lalaki ay maaaring mag-asawa nang dalawa o higit pa kung makakaya nilang masustentuhan ang pakakasalang babae at ang magiging pamilya nila.

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