Malayan - A camphor gatherer. He slept while the other workmen collected camphor, and after they left found a princess bathing in a stream. He lived with her for some time and she gave him a basket of camphor which she combed out of her hair. The king ordered him to disclose the secret of his success as a camphor hunter, so he was forced to recite the magic formula the princess had taught him. She immediately turned into a cicada and flew off. Bonsu set off to follow her and disappeared into the jungle, never to be seen again. In some references, called Bonsu.

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