Once upon a time there were to children called Fatma and Yusuf.These children had a happy life with their parents.
After some time their mother died.Their father married to another woman.Stepmother come to the house the stepmother didn’t want these these two small kids.When their father wasn’t at home she behaved them badly.She didn’t give any food and water.
One day the stepmother cooked meat but she finished the meat after each tasting.She didn’t know what to say to her husband in the evening.She walked in the kitchen but she couldn’t find any meat to put into the meal.
She put the remaining meal to her husband in the evening.While the man was eating the meal she said that Fatma and Yusuf ate the meal and only this amount of meal was left.Also she said that she couldn’t eat anything.The man liked the meal very much.“Tomorrow cook the some meal”he said.The stepmother answered“I can’t cook tomorrow but next wech I can cook again.”
-The stepmother thought how to final meat because it wan a meat from the moslem Festival of sacrifices.At lant she wanted to get rid at the children that the meal would be enough for her husband.
Two kids heard their stepmother talking to a neighbour that she wanted to getr ed of them they asked an old neighbour woman what to do.The old lady loved the children and she told them to take mirror,comb and saap while they wee going.
Yusuf and Fatma prepared things and escaped from the mome.Their father and stepmother understand that they escaped and they want to catch them.
When the father and stepmother got rear the children Yusuf called his sister to throw the comb.When she therew the comb everywhere became comb.Their father and mother couldn’t pass because comb hurted their feet.Later again the ran after the kids.When they approached the children Yusuf shouted to his sister to throw the mirror away.Fatma therew the mirror.Everywhere became the broken glass and the parents feet were cut with the glass pieces.Sometime later,again the mother and father reached the children.Yusuf told his sister to throw away the soap.As she trew the soap it suddenly began to rain.When it raired the soap wan facmed and the father and stepmother were drowned in this foamy rain water.
Yusuf and Fatma walked and they came to a forest.They arent through this forest.They saw a lake among the trees.The decided to rest there.Both of them were thingsty,but Fatma understand that the water was magic Yusuf told his sister that he wanted to drink but Fatma said“No,brother,this is magic avater.Don’t drink it”Again Yusuf wanted to drink this water.Fatma didn’t let him to drink but at last Yusuf drank lake water.As soon as he drank water he became a deer.Fatma uas very sad.She said“Ah my brother.I told you not to drink,what alm I going to do in this forest alone?”Yusuf went to the forest and Fatma stayed alone there It was evening and Fatma wen afroid of the derhness.She climbed to the top of a tall tree to spensd the night ý andownerls there.
The next morning the son and his men come to the forest for hunting.They come to the lake side.When the landowner’s son wanted to want his face from the lake water the saw the girl’s image in the water.As he looked up to the tree he saw the girl on the tree,like a fullmoon.He fell in lovewith the girl and said“Hi.pretty girl.Ifall in love with you.I want to marry you,come and became hay wife”Fatma didn’t accept it.
The landowner’s son beg her tomorry with him but finalma didn’t accept.The young man told his men to cut the tree.They started to cut tree but they were tired in the evening and they stopped cutting.They went to their houses and they said they would go on cutting the next day.When the men went away the deer came immediately and licked the tree.The tree turned to its original position again.
The landowner’s son and his men come again in the morning and saw that the tree was the some as if it wasn’t cut.
The men cut the tree again but it turned to its original position.This continued for three five days.One night the men and the landowner’s son didn’t go away and they hid themselves.They saw that deer come.After licking the tree it turned back to its original position.
Whatewer he did he couldn’t persuade the girl to come down from the tree.At last he went to an old woman and gave a purse of golden money.He took the old woman to the forest where Fatma was on the tree.Old woman lit a fire and put a sheet of iron upside down.She tried to put a water ketler on it.Fatma was looking down.She said“Grandma,the ketle will fall down and water will put out the fire”As soon an she said,the kettle fell down at fire was put out.Old lady lit the fire again and put the things in the wrong order.Fatma couldn’t bear to lookat her and she wanted to help the woman so she jumped from the tree.The landowner’s son took her and take to his house.
Fatma told everything about his lite to him.The young man prepared a wedding ceremany that wasn’t seon betore and married her.Yusuf came to his sisters home everynight.He looked at his sisters and brother in laws feet and said“This is my sisters foot,this is my brother in lawis foot” and returned to the forest again.Fatma and her husband had a happy life.Some time later Fatma became pregnant and she had a beatiful baby.
When her husband went to like forest an ugly magicion woman krocked the door.Fatma told her that her husband wasn’t at home sos he couldn’t open the door.The woman beggeol and she opened the door the old woman said that she was hungry and wanted to eat pickle.When Fatma opened the pickle container to get pickle the bad magicion therew her to the container.She locked the cupboards cover.She went and slept at Fatma’s bed.The Fatma’s husband came from the forest he was very tired and slept immediately.Yusuf came to his sister’s home.He understood that there wan something wrong with them.He said“This is my sister’s husband foot but this isn’t my sister’s foot”.Fatma’s husband heard the voice of Yusuf and got up.He noticed that the woman near him wasn’t Fatma.When he pressed the woman she told the truth.Fatma’s husband hit the pickle container and saved his wife.Yusuf drank from the water coming from the container and turned back to his original position(person).The landowner’s son asked the woman“Do you want forty mules or forty rows?”The woman said that she wanted forty mules.The landowner’s son gave order to his man and the women was tied to forty mules and walked about villages to villages.They prepared an entertainment for forty day and nights tos hare their happiness with the others.
Three apple fell from the skuy.Dre for the story teller,one for the story listener and the other fort he learners of this story.
Tarih: Mart 2009
The tale coolections and the pictures were taken from the study, “Nenemden Masallar”
of Tekirdað Governership.
We thank to all our English Teacher who are help us about the transleting English.