Malo Ra Gelar - Malo's Laws
The laws of Malo in Meriam and English:
Malo tag mauki mauki: Malo keeps his hands to himself.
Malo teter mauki mauki: Malo keeps his feet off other people's land.
Malo wali aritarit sem aritarit: Malo plants everywhere ...
Eburlem esmaolem: Let it [unneeded fruit] drop and rot on the ground.
Keywords: gardening, Malo's laws, Meriam Mer, tag mauki mauki, trespass
Lawrie, Margaret 1970, 'Myths & Legends of the Torres Strait', University of Queensland Press.
Author: Sharp, Nonie