Sekolahbahasainggris– Cerita rakyat Timun Mas banyak sekali mengajarkan kita akan pesan moral yang terkandung di dalamnya. Nah selamat membaca ya cerita rakyat Timun Mas berikut dalam Bahasa Inggris:
In ancient times in Java, there lived a couple of farmers. They lived in a village near the forest. They live happily. Unfortunately they have not only blessed with a single child.
Every day they pray to the Almighty. They prayed for having a child. One day a giant pass their residence. The giant heard the prayer of the couple. A giant then gave her Timun seed.
“Plant this seed. Later you will get a girl, “said the Giant. “Thank you, Giant,” said the husband and wife. “But there are conditions. At age 17 the child should leave you and come to me, “said the Giant. Just because the husband and wife were waiting so long for having a child, they agrred without thought twice.
The farmer’s wife husband then plant the seeds of the Timun in the garden. Every day they took care of the plants start to grow it as good as possible. Months later grew a golden Timun.
Timun was increasingly became large and heavy. When the fruit was ripe, they pick it. They carefully cut the fruit. How surprised they were, in the fruit they found a very beautiful baby girl. The husband and wife were very happy. They named the baby Timun Mas.
Years passed. Timun Mas had grown into a beautiful girl. Both parents are very proud of her. But they became very afraid because when the anniversary Timun Mas reached 17th, the giant would come back. The giant asked their promise to take Timun Mas.
The farmer was trying to calm down. “Wait a minute. Timun Mas Should go to the forest!” “My wife would you call her” he said. Timun Mas cameto her father. “Daughter, take this,” he said, handing a cloth bag. “It will help you fight the giant. Now flee as soon as possible, “he said. So Timun Mas immediately fled.
The husband and wife were saddened by the departure of Timun Mas. But they were not willing to have their daughter became a food of giant. Giant waited long enough. He became impatient. He knew that they had lied to him. Then he destroyed the farmer’s cottage. In addition, he chased Timun Mas into the woods.
Giant immediately ran after Timun Mas. Giant was closer and closer. Timun Mas scared. She immediately took a handful of salt from the cloth bag. Then she thew salt, and the salt was sprinkled in the direction of the Giant. Suddenly a vast sea was spread. Giants forced had to swim with difficulty. But he stiil could run after her.
Timun Mas ran again. But then the Giants almost caught up her. Timun Mas back take a magical object from his pocket. She took a handful of chili. The chili was thrown in the direction of the giant. Instantly tree with branches and sharp thorns giant trap. Giant was screaming in pain. Then Timun Mas still ran to save herself.
But the Giant was really strong. He ran and again almost caught Timun Mas. So Timun Mas also issued the third magical objects. She casted a magic cucumber seeds. Instantly grew very wide cucumber field. Giant very tired and hungry. He also ate a fresh cucumber it with gusto. Because of too much eating, giant fell asleep.
Timun Mas back escape. She ran hard. But over time the power runs out. Worse because the giant awoke from his sleep. Giant again almost caught her. Timun Mas very almost frightened. She also threw the last weapon, a handful of shrimp paste. Again, a miracle occurred. An extensive mud lakes lied. The giant fell into it. Hands almost reached Timun Mas. But the lake was pulled to the bottom mud. Giant panic. He could not breathe, and then sank.
Timun Mas relief. She had survived from giant. Timun Mas was returned to her parents’ house. Mom and Dad Timun Mas was so happy to see Timun Mas survived. They greet him. “Thank God. You saved my daughter, “they said happily.
Since then Timun Mas could live in peace with her parents. They could live happily without fear again.