Ada seekor sapi melewati sebuah pedesaan. Si sapi hendak mencari rumput makanannya di sawah. Ketika tiba di sawah, si sapi melihat seekor tikus sedang mencoba mencuri padi.
Sapi berkata, “Moooo…. Apa yang kamu lakukan tikus?” Tikus kaget dan menjawab terbata-bata, “Citt… ciiiitt.. Aku.. eh aku.. aku sedang membawa padi milikku! Ciiit.. ciitt..”
Sapi curiga, “Moooo…. Benarkah? Memangnya kamu bisa menanam padi?” “Tentu saja! Cittt.. ciiitt!” Jawab tikus.
“Moooo… Kalau begitu, coba tunjukkan padaku bagaimana caranya?” Tanya si sapi lagi.
Dongeng Sunda, disadur dan dialihbahasakan oleh Mamak.
Long time ago, near Giriawas mountain, there was a village named Kandang Wesi. In that village lived a couple with their only son, Boncel. The family was very poor but the son always gave his best to reach his dream. He worked from one noble to another until he succeeded and became regent of Caringin in Banten.
As Boncel became regent, he lived in wealthy. However, his parents remained living in the village without any changes. They even did not know that their son had become regent because Boncel had never come home since he left for job. Boncel’s mother and father definitely missed him so bad that they tried to look for him. They went looking for without knowing where to find.
“Don’t you know? Boncel is a name of Regent in Caringin!” A man told them when they asked around. Continue reading “Dalem Boncel (English Version)”