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B11 Games (1). Informant: ʾodišo ʾǝnwiya (Dɛrǝške)

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This chapter focuses on games that are divided into four seasons. All games would not be played at all times. There were those of Spring, there were those of Summer, there were those of Autumn and there were those of Winter. Every season had its games. There is the game of 'hide-and-seek'. This is a game for the winter. In winter people were unoccupied. They gathered together. They also formed into two teams. There is another game, which is also only in winter: šwara barane. In winter they played marbles, young children, twenty years old, twenty-five years old, up to such an age people would play marbles. Dudu dudu was a winter game. They played it mainly on the roofs. In this one also one stands in the middle and the players strike one another.

Keywords: šwara barane; games; hide-and-seek; seasons



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