1 (GK) You’re close to the border here. If [now] were [like] it was “before” [the changes]
|nom 2pl||2pl pres cop clt||here adv||close adv||to||border sg f def||before adv||if conj||3sg impf cop|
2 (GK) they wouldn’t have allowed us [to come] here.
||comp||acc 1pl clt||allow 3pl pres P||here adv|
3 (a) [0:04] Oh yes! [In the days] “before,” not at all! They wouldn’t have allowed you.
|excl||before adv||if conj||3sg impf cop||no||no||fut neg||comp||acc 2pl clt||allow 3sg pres P|
4 (a) [0:07] [That is,] they would allow you, but you had to, had to have the “open form”
|fut||acc 2pl clt||allow 3sg pres P||but||must pres I imprs||must pres I imprs||comp||have 2pl pres I||open sg m adj||form sg m|
5 (a) [0:10] and to have it verified, you know? If [we] were still “before,” [that is].
|comp||acc m 3sg clt||verify 2pl pres I||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt||before adv||what sg n interr||3sg impf cop|
6 (a) [0:14] But now it’s – now it’s freedom. Yes, it’s freedom now, but
|disc||now adv||3sg pres cop clt||disc||now adv||3sg pres cop clt||freedom sg f||disc||now adv||3sg pres cop clt||freedom sg f||but|
7 (a) [0:18] everything is [so] expensive, brother! Devil take it, just look
|everything sg n def med||3sg pres cop clt||expensive sg n adj||adrs||brother voc sg m||but||why interr||thus med adv||mom sg f||dat m 3sg clt||old sg f adj|
8 (a) [0:21] how it’s all gotten expensive! People are a little unhappy with “democracy.”
|everything sg n||get.expensive 3sg aor P||people pl def med||neg||3pl pres cop clt||satisfied pl adj||little adv||from||democracy sg f def med|
9 (GK) Well, it’s hard. It’s going to be hard in the beginning.
|well||hard adv||in||beginning sg n def||fut||3sg pres cop clt||hard adv|
10 (a) [0:28] Won’t it just!
11 (GK) Hard.
12 (a) [0:30] They keep on raising [the price] of bread, you know. And such. And did you know
|bread sg m def||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt||increase 3pl pres I||acc m 3sg clt||increase 3pl pres I||acc m 3sg clt||disc||ost||acc m 3sg clt||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt|
13 (a) [0:35] [that] cooking oil used to be eighteen levs, and they raised it to thirty-five levs.
|oil sg n def med||3sg impf cop||eighteen||lev ct m||make 3sg aor P||acc n 3sg clt||thirty||and||five||lev ct m|
14 (GK) It’s thirty-five levs here where you are?
|here adv||thirty||and||five||interr clt||3sg pres cop clt||by||acc 2pl|
15 (a) [0:40] Yesterday in Kurdzhali [some people] paid thirty-five levs somewhere for oil.
|in||Kurdzhali sg m place||yesterday adv||take pl L.part I||oil sg n||somewhere adv||thirty||and||five||lev ct m|
16 (GK) Wow, I hadn’t heard that.
|neg||1sg pres aux clt||acc m 3sg clt||hear sg m L.part I||this sg n adj||adrs|
17 (a) [0:45] That’s what they’re saying right now, this morning.
|disc||disc||disc||now adv||now adv||tell 3pl pres I||this sg f med adj||morning sg f|
18 (a) [0:48] So, what is this stuff?
|hes||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt||this sg n med adj||thing sg n|
19 (GK) When we left Sofia it was thirty levs.
|nom 1pl||when conj||set.off 1pl aor P||from||Sofia sg f place||3sg impf cop||thirty||lev ct m|
20 (a) [0:52] Thirty.
21 (VZh) And there wasn’t any. Right?
22 (a) [0:54] Thirty levs – and there wasn’t any! None here [either]. But in Kurdzhali
|thirty||and||neg exist||here adv||neg exist||not.at.all||but||in||Kurdzhali sg m place|
23 (a) [0:57] [where] some of our folk went yesterday, it was thirty-five levs.
|yesterday adv||3pl pres aux clt||go pl L.part P||some pl adj||our pl adj||people pl||here adv||thirty||and||five||lev ct m|
24 (GK) Mm.
25 (a) [1:01] [laughter]
26 (GK) I hadn’t – I really hadn’t heard [anything like] that.
|neg||1sg pres aux clt||acc n 3sg clt||neg||1sg pres aux clt||hear sg m L.part P||this sg n adj||thing sg n|
27 (VZh) [So who] built the railway line to Podkovo? Was it the Germans?
|but||line sg f def||German pl m def||interr clt||acc f 3sg clt||make 3pl aor P||to||Podkovа sg f place|
28 (a) [1:06] Yes, it was the Germans who built the railway line. The Germans. The Germans
|disc||line sg f def med||German pl m def med||acc n 3sg clt||make 3pl aor P||yes||German pl m def med||German pl m def med|
29 (a) [1:11] at that time gathered conscript labor from here, from our village,
|then med adv||nom 3pl||gather 3pl aor P||from||here adv||from||our sg n def med adj||village sg n||conscript pl m|
30 (a) [1:14] and they worked there. Some of them ran off, and went to prison [for that]. [laughter]
|there adv||work 3pl aor I||some pl adj||escape 3pl aor P||go 3pl aor P||in||prison sg m def|
31 (a) [1:19] Some went to prison for a year.
|go 3pl aor P||one f sg adj||year sg f||in||prison sg m def||some pl adj|
32 (GK) Didn’t the Germans shoot them?
|neg||acc 3pl clt||interr clt||shoot 3pl aor P||German pl m def|
33 (a) [1:22] Who?
|to||who acc sg m|
34 (GK) The ones that escaped.
|rel||3pl pres aux clt||escape pl L.part P|
35 (a) [1:23] But who escaped?
|but||who pl interr||3pl pres aux clt||escape pl L.part P|
36 (GK) Uh –
37 (a) [1:26] Oh no, no. Not those. They were soldiers at conscript labor.
|disc||no||no||this sg n med adj||disc||nom 3pl||3pl impf cop||like||conscript pl m||soldier pl m|
38 (GK) Mm.
39 (a) [1:32] Soldiers at conscript labor. And Bulgaria was in charge of the ones …
|conscript pl m||soldier pl m||and||mean 3sg pres I||Bulgaria sg f place||dat 3pl clt||direct 3sg pres I||disc||acc 3pl|
40 (GK) Aha!
41 (a) [1:36] … [working] on the railway line, [at the time] when I was working there.
|to||line sg f def med||when inter.rel||work 1sg impf I||there adv|
42 (GK) [So it] wasn’t [the Germans] who were in charge of them.
|neg||acc 3pl clt||direct 3pl impf I||[…]|
43 (a) [1:38] And Yu – the Yugoslavs. There were Serb and Italian prisoners.
|and||[…]||Yugoslav pl adj||Serb pl m||Italian pl m||have 3pl impf I||[…]||prisoner pl m|
44 (a) [1:42] They didn’t – They treated the ones from Italy really badly.
|neg||acc 3pl clt||disc||from||Italy sg f place||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt||nom 3pl||acc 3pl clt||mistreat 3pl aor P||much adv|
45 (a) [1:46] So the railway line came from Momchilgrad to Podkovo. And [the workers]
|from||Momchilgrad sg m place||to||Podkova sg f place||come 3sg aor P||line sg f def med||but|
46 (a) [1:49] worked like beasts. [laughter]
|work 3pl aor I||like||beast pl m|
47 (GK) So it wasn’t the Germans in charge of them [but rather] our people!
|disc||mean 3sg pres I||neg||acc 3pl clt||direct 3pl impf I||German pl m def||our pl def adj|
48 (a) [1:54] Ours [indeed]! The –The Bulgarians were in charge of them. Yes.
|our pl def med adj||dat refl clt||acc 3pl clt||direct 3pl pres I||[…]||Bulgarian pl m def med||yes|
49 (GK) Uh huh.
50 (a) [1:58] [cough] The Italians worked on the line, and after that the Yugoslavs, and
|and||Italian pl m||work 3pl aor I||to||line sg f def med||after||this sg n med adj||Yugoslav pl adj|
51 (a) [2:02] there were also conscript laborers from our village working on the line.
|and||from||here adv||from||our sg n def med adj||village sg n||have 3sg impf I||conscript pl m||work 3pl aor I||on||line sg f def med|
52 (a) [2:06] [laughter] That’s what I’m telling you about. I was afraid!
|and||then med adv||this sg n med adj||dat 2sg clt||tell 1sg pres I||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt||nom 1sg||acc refl clt||frighten 1sg aor P|
53 (a) [2:11] Well, the Germans were saying “Hey, five more days,” they said,
|call 1sg pres I||but||speak 3pl pres I||German pl m def med||call 3pl pres I||excl||still||five||day ct m||call 3sg pres I|
54 (a) [2:17] “and Greece is ‘kaput’!” Well, that means they’ll attack in that direction. OK, well, I have
|Greece sg f place||3sg pres cop clt||kaput indcl adj||mean 3sg pres I||fut||attack 3pl pres P||onward adv||good adv||but||nom 1sg||have 1sg pres I|
55 (a) [2:23] a brother, you know. And I’d come here – they’d let us out a bit,
|and||brother sg m||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt||come 1sg aor P||dat refl clt||nom 1sg||here adv||allow 3pl aor P||acc 1pl clt||little adv|
56 (a) [2:26] [given us] a week of leave to sort things out, and I came here on leave
|to||rest sg f||one f sg adj||week sg f||comp||dat refl clt||make 1pl pres P||and||come 1sg aor P||dat refl clt||to||leave sg f|
57 (a) [2:30] and I said to my brother, “Listen here, there’s really good money
|nom 1sg||dat m 3sg clt||call 1sg pres I||to||[ ... ]||brother sg m||dat 1sg clt||listen sg imv I||adrs||very adv||nice pl adj||money pl.t|
58 (a) [2:34] to be had from the Germans, and good food. Go for it!” I said to my brother.
|give 3pl pres I||German pl m def med||nice sg f adj||food sg f||give 3pl pres I||call 1sg pres I||walk sg imv I||nom 2sg||to||brother sg m||dat 1sg clt|
59 (a) [2:38] “Ah, I’m afraid,” he said. “They’ll start a war
|disc||no||nom 1sg||fear adv||acc 1sg clt||3sg pres cop clt||call 3sg pres I||fut||dat refl clt||begin 3pl pres P||war sg f|
60 (a) [2:40] and they’ll kill us as well.”
|and||acc 3pl||fut||kill 3pl pres P|