CHARACTER & CHARACTERISTICS ( Imam imam (A romantic husband to Cik…
CHARACTER & CHARACTERISTICS
A beautiful widow
Mariah was tall and well-proportioned and moved gracefully.
An independent woman
She earned money to support her life by selling
Usually wears short
She always had on a short
and covered her head and part of her torso with her
A punctual person
Every morning, at seven sharp, she will walk past the market entrance into the village square to sell her nasi.
A wife to the Imam
The Imam looked at his wife with obvious pride.
Has a good cooking skills
Cik Nab said Mariah could not be Cik Yam's nasi belauk.
She thought of a way to settle the issue with the Imam and she was going to make sure of it from the Imam himself.
Unable to pregnant
The Imam looked around at his empty house and thought why his wife could not bear children like other women.
Cik Gu Nab
Bad at cooking
Cik Gu Leh had been extolling the virtues of Mariah's nasi belauk as everbody knew that Cik Gu Nab was a hopeless cook
She is a teacher at a local primary school
Wife to Cik Gu Leh
She said to Cik Yam about her husband, Cik Gu Leh would never drink or having breakfast anywhere but at home
A busybody woman
She told Cik Yam about the sainted Imam himself having breakfast at Mariah's
A romantic husband to Cik Yam
The Imam kissed Cik Yam's knees and then placed his head on Cik Yam's lap.
A secretive person
The Imam kept the burning secret to himself and his housemate never knew that he loved Sheikh's daughter.
A religious man
He spent the night in supplication, asking God for succour .
A honest person
The Imam asked Cik Yam 's permission to take Mariah as his second wife and told her about Sheikh's daughter.
Respect by other people
Quarrelsome couples would listen attentively to the Imam's sermon.
The Imam's teacher
The Imam learned under the two tutelage of a well-know Sheikh in Pattani
Has a beautiful daughter
The Imam fell in love at first sight to Sheikh's daughter
Put his trust to Imam
The Sheikh begged to the Imam to stay to look after his mosque for him.
Cik Gu Leh
Husband to Cik Gu Nab
Cik Gu Leh Liked to eat Mariah's nasi belauk because his wife, Cik Gu Nab could not cook very well.
The Imam's emissary
Cik Gu Leh came to Mariah's house asking for her hand.
Like Mariah's nasi belauk
He persuaded the Imam to Mariah's to eat