1 (a) [0:00] Well, [it's clear] that the farm is modern. Modern, [with cow-]beds and such.
|disc||adrs||that conj||farm sg f def||3sg pres cop clt||modern sg f adj||modern sg f adj||there adv||bed pl n||disc|
2 (a) [0:04] Why should I go all over the place to do [the work] for them?
|disc||from||where interr||to||where interr||fut||go 1sg pres P||comp||dat 3pl clt||make 1pl pres I||this sg n adj|
3 (a) [0:07] Those [others] didn’t finish their job! In the place where the cow beds are
|that pl adj||neg||3pl pres aux clt||dat refl clt||finish pl L.part P||work sg f def||where rel||3pl pres cop clt||bed pl n def||for||cow pl f def|
4 (a) [0:10] those pipes fell off, from here all the way to over there.
|fall pl L.part P||that pl adj||pipe pl f||from.here adv||thus adv||ost||to||that sg n adj|
5 (a) [0:15] I go there on another job, and they say “Do that!” “Wait a minute” [I say]
|nom 1sg||go 1sg pres I||to||other sg f adj||work sg f||that sg m adj||call 3sg pres I||do pl imv I||this sg n adj|
6 (a) [0:17] “Why should I [do that]?” So I begin to take measures so we can wedge it in
|wait sg imv I||adrs||nom 1sg||what.kind sg m adj||1sg pres cop clt||nom 1sg||begin 1sg pres I||comp||measure 1sg pres I||comp||wedge 1pl pres P|
7 (a) [0:20] We cemented it before noon, and then we went off to clean the grain.
|cement 1pl aor I||to||noon sg m||this sg n adj||and||after adv||go 1pl aor P||comp||clean 1pl pres I||grain sg n|
8 (KM) Uh huh.
9 (b) [0:26] [Well,] he hired you …
|nom m 3sg||acc 2pl clt||3sg pres aux clt||hire sg m L.part P|
10 (a) [0:26] Wait, though –
|disc||wait sg imv I|
11 (b) [0:27] … as workers.
|as||worker pl m|
12 (a) [0:28] But he – he’s got these Romanians [there],
|but||nom m 3sg||hes||nom m 3sg||[...]||one pl adj||Romanian pl m|
13 (a) [0:30] and I can’t understand them!
|nom 1sg||neg||can 1sg pres||acc refl clt||understand 1sg pres P||with||acc 3pl|
14 (KM) Oh my!
15 (a) [0:32] But [these are] Romanians from Romania!
|but||Romanian pl m||from||Romania sg f place|
16 (KM) Not “Vlachs” (Bulgarian Romanians).
|neg||3sg pres cop clt||Vlach pl m|
17 (a) [0:34] No, they’re [proper] Romanians!
|Romanian pl m||dat refl clt||adrs|
18 (KM) No shit!
|fuck 1sg aor P||acc n 3sg clt|
19 (a) [0:36] No, no! They were working on something else.
|no||adrs||nom 3pl||hes||other sg n adj||work 3pl impf I|
20 (KM) Aha.
21 (a) [0:38] But they (the Romanians) are the ones that should be overseeing this.
|but||disc||interr||should pres I imprs||comp||acc n 3sg clt||supervise 3pl pres I||nom 3pl|
22 (KM) Aha.
23 (a) [0:40] If a Romanian comes by, we start with gestures, and more or less communicate.
|Romanian sg m def||go 3sg pres P||and||nom 1pl||begin 1pl pres I||by||mimicry pl f||up adv||down adv||acc refl clt||understand 1pl pres I|
24 (KM) Oh my.
25 (a) [0:44] And he (the Romanian) won’t talk to that other boy, he only seeks me out.
|nom m 3sg||with||that sg n adj||boy sg n||neg||speak 3sg pres I||only adv||acc 1sg||seek 3sg pres I|
26 (a) [0:46] And so on. Fine, I say, I’ve turned into the “engineer” (expert) here!
|disc||thus adv||thus adv||O.K. adv||nom 1sg||call 1sg pres I||nom 1sg||become 1sg aor P||here adv||disc||engineer sg m||adrs|
27 (KM) [laughter]
28 (a) [0:50] So then he comes up to the farm, and I go off
|after||this sg n adj||come 3sg pres I||up adv||to||farm sg f def||and||nom 1sg||go 1sg pres I|
29 (a) [0:52] to cut wood for Johnny, up in the hills, and Krasi comes along and says
|comp||cut 1sg pres I||for||Johnny sg m name||wood pl n||above adv||in||slope sg m def||Krasi sg m name||come 3sg pres I||call 3sg pres I|
30 (a) [0:55] “Start this.” “Wait a minute,” I say. “I’m paying you,” he says.
|begin sg imv I||this sg n adj||call 1sg pres I||wait sg imv I||nom m 3sg||call 3sg pres I||nom 1sg||dat 2sg clt||pay 1sg pres I|
31 (a) [0:58] But Johnny and I hadn’t worked out how things were supposed to go.
|but||nom 1pl||neg||1pl pres aux clt||acc refl clt||understand pl L.part P||with||Johnny sg m name||what sg n interr||must pres I imprs||comp||be 3sg pres P|
32 (KM) Um hm.
33 (a) [1:02] So I stood up to him after that. I said “Well, OK [if you want], but
|disc||nom 1sg||dat 1sg clt||acc refl clt||snarl 1sg aor P||after adv||call 1sg pres I||hort||O.K. adv||disc|
34 (a) [1:04] I don’t know what this is all about.” And I said, “Well Johnny, my man,
|nom 1sg||neg||know 1sg pres I||about||what.kind sg f adj||3sg pres cop clt||work sg f def||call 1sg pres I||adrs||adrs||Johnny sg m name|
35 (a) [1:07] one guy ran off here and the other one there, and what am I doing now?
|that sg m adj||escape 3sg aor P||to.there adv||this sg m adj||escape 3sg aor P||to.there adv||and||nom 1sg||what sg n interr||do 1sg pres I||now adv|
36 (a) [1:10] Am I the one that’ll make these cow beds for him? With these thick pipes,
|nom 1sg||comp||dat m 3sg clt||make 1sg pres I||bed pl n def||for||cow pl f def||disc||pipe pl f||thick pl adj|
37 (a) [1:14] these flimsy beams." And you know what these other guys did? They didn’t cement them!
|one pl adj||beam pl f||such pl adj||disc||that pl adj||know 2sg pres I||what sg n interr||neg||3pl pres aux clt||acc 3pl clt||cement pl L.part I|
38 (a) [1:18] Instead they just threw in some dry stuff, leftover sand, and this ersatz
|but||3pl pres aux clt||throw pl L.part P||one sg n adj||material sg m||dry sg m adj||disc||rel||remain sg n L.part P||sand sg m||and||disc|
39 (a) [1:23] cement, and smoothed it off. And it fell off. The cows bumped against it and it fell off.
|and||cement sg m||smooth pl L.part P||nom n 3sg||fall sg n L.part P||and||cow pl f def||when conj||strike 3pl pres I||and||nom n 3sg||fall sg n L.part P|
40 (b) [1:27] They didn’t do it the way they should have.
|disc||neg||3pl pres aux clt||acc n 3sg clt||make pl L.part P||as conj||must pres I imprs|
41 (a) [1:28] Well it just wasn’t done! Elsewhere [in the building] it was fine, [but here]
|disc||adrs||neg||3sg pres cop clt||make sg n P.part P||further adv||dat refl clt||3sg pres cop clt||firm sg n adj|
42 (a) [1:31] six – or seven was it – pipes were damaged. I took them down,
|disc||six||interr clt||seven||pipe pl f||take.down 1sg aor P||acc 3pl clt||nom 1sg||anew adv|
43 (a) [1:36] and disassembled them [together] with that kid.
|with||that sg n adj||boy sg n||disjoint 1pl pres P|
44 (b) [1:38] So as to cement it [properly].
|comp||cement 2pl pres I|
45 (a) [1:39] We cleaned out the holes, and they brought ready-made cement from somewhere. [laughter]
|clean 1pl pres P||hole pl f def||bring.in 3pl aor P||cement sg m||from.somewhere adv||ready m adj|
46 (b) [1:43] They bring it from Vidin.
|drive 3pl pres I||from||Vidin sg m place|
47 (a) [1:44] No, no, [it’s] Itong (brand name) cement.
|no||no||from||cement sg m|
48 (b) [1:45] Yuton, beton [whatever].
|Yuton sg m name||cement sg m|
49 (a)  Yes! And they brought it there ready-made, and [just] poured it out.
|yes||adrs||ready m adj||bring.in 3pl aor P||there adv||pour.out 3sg aor P||acc m 3sg clt|
50 (KM) [inaudible]
51 (c) [1:49] Ah, but he [seems to have] left.
|disc||disc||nom m 3sg||set.out sg m L.part P|
52 (KM) Aha.
53 (a) [1:51] Some freight carrier poured it out. It wasn’t much, but it was enough.
|one f sg adj||freight.carrier sg f||acc m 3sg clt||pour.out 3sg aor P||there adv||nom n 3sg||neg||3sg impf cop||much adv||but||suffice 3sg aor P|
54 (b) [1:54] The guy is coming.
|nom m 3sg||fut||come 3sg pres P||person sg m def|
55 (c) [1:55] But I’m on my way.
|disc||nom 1sg||dat refl clt||set.out 1sg pres I|
56 (a) [1:55] No problem. Then they scooped it up.
|pres neg exist||nothing sg n||after adv||dat refl clt||acc m 3sg clt||scrape.up 3pl aor P|