1 (IL) Tell me about your childhood.
|tell sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||for||childhood sg n def||dat 2pl clt|
2 (a) [0:02] Childhood? I should tell you [about] my childhood?
|for||childhood sg n def||interr clt||must pres imprs||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P||childhood sg n def|
3 (NL) Uh huh.
4 (a) [0:06] It was very good. We were very poor,
|disc||1sg pres aux clt||acc n 3sg clt||go.on sg f L.part P||very adv||well adv||very adv||1pl impf cop||poor.person pl m|
5 (a) [0:11] We were four sisters and one brother. That’s [how it was]. But
|nom 1pl||1pl pres cop clt||four||sister f pl||and||one sg m adj||brother sg m||thus adv||and||but|
6 (a) [0:17] let me tell you, we were quite united. Poverty –
|and||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P||1pl impf cop||very adv||but||united pl adj||poverty sg f|
7 (a) [0:22] Mom’s mother-in-law was a stepmother, and they separated them
|of||Mom sg f||mother.in.law sg f def||3sg impf cop||stepmother sg f||and||and||
||separate 3pl aor P||separate 3pl aor P||acc 3pl clt|
8 (a) [0:29] from her aunt’s people and Mom said – “I asked my mother-in-law,
|from||hes||aunt’s.cohort pl m def||and||Mom sg f||call 3sg pres I||[...]||want 1sg aor||to||mother.in.law sg f||dat 1sg clt|
9 (a) [0:35] and she said – she’d given [me] clay – back then pans were [of clay]
|and||nom f 3sg||dat 1sg clt||call 3sg pres I||give 3sg aor P||clay pl def adj||then adv||3pl pres aux clt||pl L.part cop||pan pl f||[...]|
10 (a) [0:40] and she said, your sister broke, she said, the big pan
|and||call 3sg pres I||[...]||sister sg f||dat 2sg clt||break 3sg aor P||call 3sg pres I||
[ ... ]
||ost||big sg f def adj||hes||pan sg f|
11 (a) [0:49] and said there – there won’t be anything to eat from.
|and||call 3sg pres I||
||pres neg exist||from||[…]||what interr||comp||eat 2pl pres P|
12 (a) [0:54] So she said, I’ll dish out [food] in tiny pans and you fight it out.
|and||call 3sg pres I||dat 2pl clt||pour 1sg pres P||in||one pl adj||little pl adj||pan pl n||and||acc refl clt||scold 2pl pres I|
13 (a) [0:58] It was joyous, let me tell you, even in poverty.
|and||3sg impf cop||disc||joyful adv||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P||and||poverty sg f|
14 (a) [1:03] And when they resettled [people to build] the dam in Krapets – you know Krapets?
|from||Krapets sg m place||inter.rel||resettle 3pl aor P||dam sg m def||Krapets sg m place||nom 2sg||know 2sg pres I||and||disc|
15 (a) [1:10] They came from there bringing cherries in baskets. And we [were] poor,
|come 3pl impf P||from||there adv||and||bring 3pl impf I||cherry pl f||with||hes||basket pl m||and||nom 1pl||poor.person pl m|
16 (a) [1:17] No resources. Father, God rest his soul, worked in the mine,
|pres neg exist||from||where interr||and||father sg m||God sg m||comp||acc m 3sg clt||forgive 3sg pres P||in||mine sg f def||work 3sg pres I|
17 (a) [1:22] and was gone the whole week. So Mom said, “Children, see
|by||entire sg f adj||week sg f||acc m 3sg clt||pres neg exist||and||Mom sg f||call 3sg pres I||child pl n||ost|
18 (a) [1:27] the cherry-man has come, so you’ll eat cherries.” But then she said
|cherry.merchant sg m def||3sg pres aux clt||come sg m L.part P||but||fut||eat 2pl pres P||cherry pl f||this sg n adj||3sg pres cop clt||call 3sg pres I||disc|
19 (a) [1:32] “There’s worms,” and said, “With this money, I’ll buy rice,
|worm pl m||pres exist||nom 1sg||call 3sg pres I||with||this pl adj||money pl.t||fut||dat 2pl clt||buy 1sg pres P||rice sg m|
20 (a) [1:35] and make food for you.” And that’s how it was,
|comp||dat 2pl clt||make 1sg pres P||food sg n||and||ost||thus adv||3sg impf cop|
21 (a) [1:40] all the poverty you could want back then. When they reaped,
|poverty sg f||how.much inter.rel||dat refl clt||want 2sg pres I||at||time sg n def||what sg n interr||3sg impf cop||when inter.rel||acc refl clt||reap 3sg impf I|
22 (a) [1:46] there weren’t horses, there weren’t any of these factories to process things.
|and||exist impf neg||horse pl m||exist impf neg||this sg f adj||hes||this pl adj||disc||factory pl f||comp||acc refl clt||work 3pl pres I|
23 (a) [1:53] And you know how they threshed? They lay the grain down to thresh it,
|and||know 2sg pres I||what sg n interr||acc refl clt||thresh 3sg impf I||when conj||lay 3pl pres P||disc||grain sg n def||comp||acc refl clt||thresh 3sg pres I|
24 (a) [2:00] harnessed up oxen (you know what oxen are [right?]), and put on a wattle harrow.
|harness 3sg pres P||ox m def pl||nom 2sg||know 2sg pres I||what interr||3sg pres cop clt||ox pl m||and||put 3sg pres I||one f sg adj||wattle.harrow sg f|
25 (a) [2:07] [Like] a gate. And we kids climbed up on it top to [help] smash the grain.
|gate sg f||and||nom 1pl||child pl n def||acc refl clt||climb 1pl pres P||on||acc f 3sg||and||comp||acc refl clt||[...]||crush 3sg pres P||grain sg n def|
26 (a) [2:13] That’s how it was. And then there was a hand-held winnower, you know that surely,
|and||thus adv||3sg impf cop||and||after adv||winnower sg f||exist impf||by.hand adv||nom 2sg||know 2sg pres I||surely adv|
27 (a) [2:20] A winnower. And the ones who were taller were up above –
|and||winnower sg f def||and||who pl inter.rel adj||3pl pres cop clt||more||high pl adj||fut||3pl pres cop clt||above adv|
28 (a) [2:25] Aren’t you cold? Should I bring you something, a vest?
|comp||neg||dat 2sg clt||3sg pres cop clt||cool adv||something sg n||comp||bring.out 1sg pres P||vest sg n|
29 (IL) No, I’m fine.
30 (a) [2:28] And the taller ones above would drop the grain down. Some raked [it]
|and||who pl inter.rel adj||3pl pres cop clt||more||high pl adj||above adv||fut||release 3pl pres I||grain sg n def||one pl adj||rake 3pl impf P|
31 (a) [2:33] and others would be down with the chaff. We put the kids we hated [down there].
|one pl m def||and||at||chaff sg f def||who pl inter.rel adj||hate 1pl pres I||child pl n||acc 3pl clt||put 1pl pres P|
32 (a) [2:38] to rake the chaff!
|at||chaff sg f def||comp||rake 3sg pres I|
33 (NL) /laughter/
34 (a) [2:41] /laughter/ Well, that’s how it was! And later when we grew up,
|disc||thus adv||3sg impf cop||and||thus adv||after adv||and||grow.up 1pl aor P|
35 (a) [2:47] when we grew up, each went wherever they wanted. Mom back then didn’t allow [us]
|and||who sg m interr adj||to.where adv||see 3sg pres P||when conj||grow.up 1pl aor P||and||Mom sg f||at||time sg n def||neg||give 3sg impf I|
36 (a) [2:52] to go out much. Our house was old, Grandpa had given it to us,
|comp||acc refl clt||much adv||go 3sg pres I||and||old sg f adj||dat 1pl clt||3sg impf cop||house f def||grandfather sg m def||dat 1pl clt||give 3sg aor P|
37 (a) [2:58] and Mom didn’t have a lock on the door. So she would put a piece of wood,
|and||Mom sg f||not.have 3sg pres I||lock sg f||comp||acc refl clt||lock 3sg pres P||and||nom f 3sg||put 3sg impf P||one sg n adj||wood sg n|
38 (a) [3:03] she’d put the “masha” (fire tongs), you know what “masha” is, don’t you?
|and||put 3sg pres P||fire.tongs sg f||interr||know 2sg pres I||what interr||3sg pres cop clt||fire.tongs sg f|
39 (IL) Um, no.
40 (a) [3:08] /laughter/. Ah well. /laughter/ So she put up the “masha” so that when we got home
|disc||now adv||and||put 3sg pres P||fire.tongs sg f def||and||when conj||acc refl clt||return 1pl pres P|
41 (a) [3:15] she’d know what time we got home. Otherwise, she said, I won’t let you out [at all].
|comp||know 3sg pres I||when interr||1pl pres aux clt||acc refl clt||return m pl L.part.||otherwise adv||call 3sg pres I||fut neg||comp||acc 2pl clt||release 1sg pres P|
42 (a) [3:20] She wouldn’t allow it. Now people don’t care much about this – “morals”,
|neg||dat 1pl clt||give 3sg impf I||now adv||neg||to||to||this sg m adj||
[ … ]
||ethic sg m|
43 (a) [3:25] But back then they cared a lot. So I went [to be married] in an “honorable” state
|then adv||acc refl clt||much adv||hold 3sg impf I||and||nom 1sg||dat refl clt||go 1sg aor P||honest sg f adj|
44 (a) [3:29] And when I was married “honorably” my father-in-law – back then there wasn’t
|when conj||dat refl clt||go 1sg aor P||honest sg f adj||and||father.in.law sg m def||then adv||but||exist impf neg||with||what interr|
45 (a) [3:35] anything to buy with. In [nineteen] fifty-two [when] I got married there was nothing.
|something sg n||comp||buy 2sg pres P||fifty||and||second sg f adj||and||year f sg||acc refl clt||marry 1sg aor P||pres neg exist||nothing sg n|
46 (a) [3:41] So we take butter and cheese from here and bring it to Sofia [to sell]
|and||from.there adv||take 1pl pres P||butter sg n||cheese sg n||and||carry 1pl pres I||to||Sofia sg f place|
47 (a) [3:45] so they could buy us [things]. I was the only daughter-in-law; I had a sister-in-law
|and||comp||dat 1pl clt||buy 3pl pres P||1sg impf cop||one f sg adj||daughter.in.law sg f||3sg impf cop||have 1sg impf I||sister.in.law sg f||disc|
48 (a) [3:50] but my father-in-law liked me more. As to my mother-in-law –
|but||acc 1sg||acc 1sg clt||more||acc 1sg clt||love 3sg impf I||father.in.law sg m def||[...]||with||mother.in.law sg f def|
49 (a) [3:54] I didn’t get along with her. But my father-in-law would go and take cheese,
|acc refl clt||neg||respect 1sg impf I||but||with||father.in.law sg m def||fut||go 3sg pres P||fut||take 3sg pres P||cheese sg n|
50 (a) [3:58] he’d take butter, and he’d go to buy me silk
|fut||take 3sg pres P||butter sg n||and||fut||go 3sg pres P||comp||dat 1sg clt||buy 3sg pres P||silk sg f|
51 (a) [4:01] so I could make a dress. And there’ll be a wedding.
|comp||dat refl clt||make 1sg pres P||dress sg f||and||wedding sg f def||fut||acc refl clt||make 3sg pres P|
52 (a) [4:04] Weddings used to last three days. Do you understand?
|by||three||day ct m||acc refl clt||make 3sg impf I||wedding sg f||understand 2sg pres I||interr clt|
53 (IL) Yes.
54 (a) [4:09] They’d have a “teferich” (staff for a processional flag), you maybe know –
|ritual.flagpole sg m||acc refl clt||make 3sg impf I||nom 2sg||can pres imprs||comp||know 2sg pres I||hes|
55 (a) [4:14] Do you know what a “teferich” is?
|and||ritual.flagpole sg m||know 2sg pres I||interr clt||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt|
56 (IL) No.
57 (a) [4:17] No. So. The wedding itself is on Sunday. On Saturday they –
|neg||mean 3sg pres I||when conj||3sg pres cop clt||wedding sg f def||on||Sunday sg f||nom 3pl||on||Saturday sg f|
58 (a) [4:23] the unmarried girls get together and sing, and take boxwood staffs.
|acc refl clt||gather 3pl pres P||girl pl n def||and||fut||sing 3pl pres I||and||take 3pl pres I||hes||boxwood pl m|
59 (a) [4:29] There weren’t any fancy things back then, they took paper to make [decorations].
|and||then adv||exist impf neg||nice pl adj||thing pl f||in.winter adv||from||this sg f adj||paper sg f||make 3pl pres P||[...]|
60 (a) [4:34] They make the flagstaff, put an apple on top, and dance and sing.
|make 3pl impf P||and||above adv||on||ritual.flagpole sg m def||put 3sg pres I||apple sg f||and||dance 3pl impf I||and||sing 3pl pres I|
61 (a) [4:41] Then the next morning the groomsmen come and take the boxwood staffs.
|and||after adv||when conj||come 3sg pres P||and||morning sg f def||son.in.law pl m def||fut||come 3pl pres P||take 3pl pres P||disc||boxwood pl m def|
62 (a) [4:50] They take the flag, and go steal roosters from neighbors who don’t lock them up.
|flag sg n def||take 3pl pres P||and||fut||go 3pl pres P||comp||steal 3pl pres I||rooster pl m def||by||neighbor pl m def||who sg m inter.rel||neg||3pl pres P|
63 (a) [4:57] They take [their] roosters and slaughter them. You needed to have locked them up!
|take 3pl pres P||rooster pl m def||and||acc 3pl clt||slaughter 3pl pres I||comp||dat refl clt||2sg pres aux clt||acc 3pl clt||close sg m L.part P|
64 (a) [5:04] Nobody – Everyone knows that a wedding is on, and that one must
|nobody sg m||neg||know 3sg pres I||rel||wedding sg f def||acc refl clt||make 3sg pres I||must pres I imprs||comp||acc refl clt|
65 (a) [5:08] lock up all the chickens. And when they go to invite the godfather –
|comp||acc refl clt||close 3pl pres I||chicken pl f def||and||when conj||acc refl clt||invite 3sg pres P||godfather sg m def|
66 (a) [5:13] they go to invite the godfather with music and everything. And the godfather comes –
|go 3pl pres P||and||acc m 3sg clt||invite 3sg pres I||godfather sg m def||with||hes||music sg f||with||everything sg n adj||and||come 3sg pres P||godfather sg m def|
67 (a) [5:19] when the godfather comes from the church, when they [all] come back,
|when conj||come 3sg pres P||godfather sg m def||from||church sg f def||and||acc refl clt||return 3pl pres I||when conj||acc refl clt||return 3pl pres P|
68 (a) [5:24] they take a “kanat” (cart board) and lay it out. You know, from a carriage.
|one f sg adj||one sg m adj||cart.board sg m||acc refl clt||put 3sg pres P||cart.board sg m||nom 2sg||acc m 3sg clt||know 2sg pres I||from||carriage pl f def|
69 (a) [5:30] You know what a “kanat” is, don’t you? [I suspect] you don’t.
|interr||dat refl clt||know 2sg pres I||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt||cart.board sg m||neg||know 2sg pres I|
70 (IL) No, I don’t.
|neg||know 1sg pres I|
71 (a) [5:33] And they put a rug on it. When they put down the rug, they put down
|and||put 3pl pres P||one f sg adj||rug sg f||when conj||put 3pl pres P||rug sg f def||and||put 3pl pres P|
72 (a) [5:40] a cauldron of water, and they’ve put flowers in the cauldron. And the bride
|one sg m adj||kettle sg m||water sg f||and||flower pl n||in||cauldron sg m def||put 3pl impf P||and||bride sg f def|
73 (a) [5:46] kicks the cauldron and throws the flowers over the house.
|comp||kick 3sg pres P||disc||cauldron sg m def||and||comp||throw 3sg pres P||flower pl n def||through||hes||through||house sg f def|
74 (a) [5:51] And however many flowers [she throws], that’s how many children she’ll have.
|and||comp||pres exist||how.many inter.rel||3pl pres cop clt||flower pl n def||so.many rel adv||child pl n||comp||pres exist|
75 (a) [5:55] And the father-in-law takes the daughter in law and spins her several times around him
|and||father.in.law sg m def||grasp 3sg pres P||[...]||acc f 3sg clt||daughter.in.law sg f def||and||acc f 3sg clt||rotate 3sg pres I||several adv||time pl m||acc m 3sg|
76 (a) [6:00] so the daughter-in-law won’t run off, so she’ll stay at home and obey him.
|and||comp||neg||run 3sg pres I||daughter.in.law sg f def||comp||sit 3sg pres I||at.home adv||comp||acc m 3sg clt||listen 3sg pres I|
77 (a) [6:04] [They did] a lot of interesting things, and it was very joyous.
|3sg impf cop||many adv||interesting pl adj||thing pl f||exist impf||and||thus adv||and||3sg impf cop||very adv||joyful adv|
78 (a) [6:12] And it was nice. When we got together with neighbors, there was a lot of laughter
|and||3sg impf cop||nice adv||disc||and||when conj||acc refl clt||gather 1pl impf P||and||neighbor pl m||and||laughter sg m|
79 (a) [6:18] Just now my neighbor came by, the day before yesterday.
|and||now adv||this sg f adj||neighbor sg f||from||[...]||from||that sg m adj||day sg m||come 3sg aor P|
80 (a) [6:22] She’d gone and returned; she’d been in Norway. “Now,” she said,
|go 3sg aor P||and||dat refl clt||come 3sg aor P||by||Norway sg f place||3sg impf cop||now adv||call 3sg pres I|
81 (a) [6:26] “I’ll be back.” But for two days there’s no sign of my neighbor.
|fut||dat refl clt||come 1sg pres P||neighbor sg f def||ost||two m||day ct m||no.kind sg f adj||acc f 3sg clt||pres neg exist|
82 (a) [6:32] No, no, I don’t agree [with how things are these days]. We’ve all gotten very bad.
|no||no||neg||1sg pres aux clt||agreed sg f adj||very adv||bad pl adj||become 1pl aor P||people pl def|
83 (a) [6:37] We would go to the “living water”. Have you gone for living water?
|go 1pl impf P||after||alive sg f adj||water sg f||go sg f L.part I||interr clt||2sg pres aux clt||to||alive sg f adj||water sg f|
84 (NL) Yes,
85 (a) [6:41] When I said “living water” my hair stood up on end.
|when conj||say 1sg aor P||alive sg f adj||water sg f||and||hair sg f def||dat 1sg clt||go 3sg aor P||up adv|
86 (a) [6:44] We were stacking hay up there. We went up there three times. We all go,
|stack.hay 1pl impf I||above adv||by||three||time pl m||1pl pres aux clt||go pl L.part P||up adv||and||go 1pl pres P|
87 (a) [6:49] cowherds, shepherds, and we’d sing and go around. We went to Holland
|cowherd pl m||and||shepherd pl m||and||sing 1pl impf I||and||go 1pl pres P||interr||go 1pl aor P||to||Holland sg f place|
88 (a) [6:55] some years back. There we sang and danced, and we’d go –
|by||before||how.many interr||year f pl||3sg impf cop||here adv||sing 1pl impf I||and||dance 1pl pres I||and||fut||go 1pl pres P|
89 (a) [7:03] And we went to Kladnitsa – we went all over the place, and danced.
|and||by||Kladnitsa sg f place||go 1pl impf P||hes||where interr||interr clt||neg||acc refl clt||wander 1pl impf I||and||dance 1pl pres I|
90 (a) [7:11] And the people from Holland liked us a lot, and we went around –
|and||that pl adj||from||Holland sg f place||dat 1pl clt||very adv||3pl impf aux||like pl L.part P||and||go 1pl aor P||by|
91 (a) [7;16] How long were we there? It was exactly on the twelfth of December
|and||how.much interr||time sg n||go 1pl aor P||exactly adv||at||twelfth sg m adj||December sg m|
92 (a) [7:19] that my daughter had her birthday, so we went on the thirteenth,
|daughter sg f def||have 3sg impf I||birth sg m adj||day sg m||disc||acc m 3sg clt||nom f 3sg||at||thirteenth sg m adj||and||go 1pl aor P|
93 (a) [7:24] and came back on Christmas Eve. Later they came here.
|and||for||Christmas.Eve sg m||dat refl clt||come 1pl aor P||after adv||nom 3pl||here adv||come 3pl impf I|
94 (a) [7:28] But to tell you the truth, I didn’t like their [life] there.
|but||nom 1sg||their sg n def adj||neg||acc n 3sg clt||like 1sg aor P||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P|
95 (a) [7:33] They don’t have any bread [to speak of] there. We Bulgarians are big on bread.
|there adv||pres neg exist||bread sg m||nom 1pl||1pl pres cop clt||dat refl clt||here adv||Bulgarian pl m def||to||bread sg m|
96 (a) [7:37] There, when they give you bread it’s a single slice. But in Sofia!
|there adv||ost||fut||see 2sg pres P||one f sg adj||slice sg f||fut||dat 2sg clt||give 3sg pres P||fut||see 2sg pres P||Sofia sg f place|
97 (NL) /laughter/
98 (a) [7:42] Oh, excuse me.
|excuse sg imv I|
99 (NL) /laughter/
100 (a) [7:43] Go ahead and laugh, [but] that’s how it was.
|laugh sg imv I||acc refl clt||laugh sg imv I||acc refl clt||thus adv||3sg impf cop|
101 (NL) Uh huh.
102 (a) [7:45] And meat! We’re not that used to [eating meat]. But when they came
|and||to||meat sg n||nom 1pl||neg||1pl pres cop clt||[...]||thus adv||accustom pl L.part P||but||nom 3pl||when conj||come 3pl aor P|
103 (a) [7:49] we did things differently. I said to Grandpa, “Listen, I’ll tell you.”
|nom 1pl||differently adv||do 1pl aor P||say 1sg aor P||to||grandfather sg m def||hort||listen sg imv I||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P|
104 (a) [7:54] They were three women here in the village with me, and I placed them
|nom 3pl||acc 1sg||dat 1sg clt||3pl impf cop||three||woman pl f||in||village sg n||here adv||acc 3pl clt||put 1pl impf P|
105 (a) [7:57] in the same spot. We hadn’t yet put the house in order.
|in||one sg n adj||place sg n||still adv||neg||1pl impf aux||to.there adv||fix pl L.part I||house f def|
106 (a) [8:01] But the point is that I took them, and fed them. I liked it a lot.
|question sg m def||that conj||acc 3pl clt||take.home 1sg aor P||and||food sg n||exist impf||very adv||like 1sg impf I|
107 (a) [8:06] Every evening they drank a bottle of ouzo – well, that’s fine by me!
|each sg f adj||evening sg f||by||one f sg adj||bottle sg f||[...]||ouzo sg f||drink 3pl impf I||comp||dat 3pl clt||3sg pres cop clt||sweet sg n adj|
108 (a) [8:12] That’s what I wanted, and that’s what I gave them.
|this sg n adj||1sg pres aux clt||this sg n adj||want 1sg impf I||and||this sg n adj||1sg pres aux clt||give sg f L.part I|
109 (a) [8:16] And we slaughtered a lamb and ate it, and they were content. Recently
|but||slaughter 1pl pres P||lamb sg n def||and||eat 1pl impf I||and||3pl impf cop||content pl adj||to||recently adv||exist impf|
110 (a) [8:21] a neighbor of ours didn’t go to Holland, and they sent [her back]
|and||one f sg adj||neighbor sg f||neg||go 3sg aor P||to||Holland sg f place||and||nom 3pl||send pl L.part P|
111 (a) [8:24] a shawl, as a sort of consolation. I wonder what you want,
|one sg n adj||shawl sg n||thus adv||simply adv||for||respect sg n||wonder 1sg pres I||acc refl clt||what interr||want 2sg pres I||and|
112 (a) [8:30] sister Dena. You haven’t gone anywhere and you don’t know anything.
|nom 2sg||older.sister sg f||Dena voc sg f name||nom 2sg||neg||2sg pres aux clt||go sg f L.part I||nowhere adv||and||nothing sg n||neg||know 2sg pres I|
113 (a) [8:34] [Whereas] I’ve seen [all sorts of] people: Boris I,
|nom 1sg||[...]||rel||1sg pres aux clt||folk sg m||see sg f L.part P||in||at||Boris sg m name||first sg m adj|
114 (a) [8:38] and Exarch Joseph, if you know where that is, at the emperor’s carriage.
|and||at||exarch sg m||Joseph sg m name||if conj||know 2sg pres I||hes||where interr||3sg pres cop clt||of||tsar sg m def||carriage sg f|
115 (a) [8:43] You don’t know these things, you don’t know anything.
|[...]||nothing sg n||neg||know 2sg pres I||and||this pl adj||thing pl f||nom 2sg||nothing sg n||neg||know 2pl pres I|
116 (a) [8:48] The Palace of Justice, do you know where that is?
|judicial sg f def adj||palace sg f||know 2sg pres I||interr clt||where interr||3sg pres cop clt|
117 (NL) Yes [I do].
118 (a) [8:51] Ah, OK. Have you gone in below, to the cellar where the big shots [hang out]?
|disc||thus adv||[...]||enter sg f L.part I||interr clt||2sg pres aux clt||below adv||in||cellar sg n def||where inter.rel||3pl pres cop clt||big.shot pl m def||[...]|
119 (a) [8:57] [No,] you can’t have gone there, it’s not allowed. Don’t lie to me,
|neg||can pres imprs||comp||2sg pres aux clt||enter sg f L.part I||there adv||neg||give 3sg pres I||neg||acc 1sg clt||lie sg imv I|
120 (a) [9:01] you haven’t been. But we went across from there, Yalovitso was the guard,
|neg||2sg pres aux clt||enter sg f L.part I||and||nom 1pl||across.from adv||go 1pl impf P||Yalovitso sg m name||3sg impf cop||there adv||caretaker sg m|
121 (a) [9:06] We went there, took our shoes off, went to the café there and said,
|go 1pl pres P||but||acc refl clt||take.off 1pl pres P||go 1pl pres P||to||coffee sg n||there adv||and||say 1pl pres P|
122 (a) [9:11] “Let me see the emperor’s carriage, where it was,
|hort||acc 1sg clt||allow sg imv P||comp||see 1sg pres P||carriage sg f||of||tsar sg m def||where interr||3sg pres aux clt||sg f L.part cop|
123 (a) [9:15] what it was like.” We went and saw everything there. I’m a little pushy
|what sg n interr||3sg pres aux clt||sg n L.part cop||everything sg n adj||there adv||go 1pl impf P||and||look 1pl impf I||nom 1sg||1sg pres cop clt||little adv||impudent sg f adj|
124 (a) [9:22] about these things. Well, not so much pushy, I just wanted to know
|by||this pl adj||thing pl f||not||comp||1sg pres cop clt||impudent sg f adj||simply adv||want 1sg impf I||comp||comp||understand 1sg pres P|
125 (a) [9:26] how it was and what it was. We went everywhere,
|what sg n interr||3sg pres aux clt||sg n L.part cop||what interr||3sg pres aux clt||sg n L.part cop||and||go 1pl impf P||and||everywhere adv|
126 (a) [9:32] I’ve gone all over. To Vitosha, we had a friend there.
|everywhere adv||1sg pres aux clt||go sg f L.part I||and||Vitosha sg f place||one f sg adj||have 1pl impf I||female.friend sg f||in|
127 (a) [9:38] And then I went and worked 16 years at a kindergarten. Parents –
|and||after adv||go 1sg aor P||work 1sg aor P||in||child sg f def adj||garden sg f||sixteen||year f pl||parent pl m|
128 (a) [9:44] as many as you want. I went all over, I’ve gone to Koprivshtitsa
|how.many inter.rel||dat refl clt||want 2sg pres I||go 1sg aor I||everywhere adv||1sg pres aux clt||go sg f L.part I||to||Koprivshtitsa sg f place|
129 (a) [9:49] many times. They took our photos there, no matter for what reason,
|how.many interr||time pl m||there adv||acc 1pl clt||photograph 3pl aor I||and||pres neg exist||meaning sg n||what sg n interr||and||comp||sg n L.part cop|
130 (a) [9:53] I still have the newspapers and can show you the photo I have.
|have 1sg pres I||still adv||newspaper pl m||comp||dat 2sg clt||acc 3pl clt||show 1sg pres P||what.kind sg f interr adj||picture sg f||have 1sg pres I|
131 (a) [9:57] You wouldn’t know that it was me! And we went again
|fut neg||comp||say 2sg pres P||rel||1sg pres aux clt||nom 1sg||sg f L.part cop||thus adv||and||go 1pl aor P||and|
132 (a) [10:01] to Koprivshtitsa. The [Dutch] liked us there, and we went to Holland.
|to||Koprivshtitsa sg f place||there adv||acc 1pl clt||take.liking 3pl aor P||for||to||Holland sg f place||and||go 1pl aor P|
133 (a) [10:05] But when we went to Holland I didn’t like their – I didn’t like their life.
|and||in||Holland sg f place||when conj||go 1pl impf P||neg||dat 3pl clt||take.liking 1sg aor P||life sg m def||dat 3pl clt||neg||take.liking 1sg aor P|
134 (a) [10:12] Too much water! We went to a kindergarten, their children are yellow like –
|much adv||water sg f||[...]||go 1sg impf P||to||child sg f def adj||garden sg f||child pl n def||dat 3pl clt||yellow pl adj||like|
135 (a) [10:18] I can’t describe them to you Washed out children, not like ours,
|neg||can 1sg pres I||comp||dat 2sg clt||acc 3pl clt||say 1sg pres P||emaciate pl P.part P||child pl n||not||like||our pl def adj|
136 (a) [10:23] [who] are beautiful children. No, no beautiful children [there]. I told them
|comp||3pl pres cop clt||beautiful pl adj||child pl n||no||pres neg exist||beautiful pl adj||child pl n||and||nom 1sg||dat 3pl clt||say 1sg impf P|
137 (a) [10:28] there was a – I told them straight to their faces, “I don’t like your life.”
|exist impf||one f sg adj||[,,,]||nom 1sg||dat 3pl clt||say 1sg impf I||to.eyes adv||neg||dat 2pl clt||like 1sg pres I||life sg m def|
138 (a) [10:33] They live in water. Have you gone there to see what it’s like?
|in||water sg f||live 3pl pres I||nom 2sg||neg||go sg f L.part P||interr clt||2sg pres aux clt||there adv||comp||see 2sg pres P||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt|
139 (a) [10:38] Their houses are in the water. You haven’t gone. At a windmill
|house pl f||3pl pres cop clt||dat 3pl clt||in||water sg f||neg||2sg pres aux clt||go sg f L.part I||at||wind sg f def adj||mill f|
140 (a) [10:43] [where] we were standing I said to the women, “Let’s take some sand
|and||stand 1pl impf I||and||call 1sg impf I||to||woman pl f def||hort||comp||take 1pl pres P||sand sg m|
141 (a) [10:46] so I can plaster my house! We were out аll night long.
|comp||dat refl clt||plaster 1sg pres P||house f def||go 1pl impf P||by||entire sg f adj||night sg f|
142 (a) [10:49] Ah, it was nice. It was happy, you know?
|disc||what interr||3sg impf cop||nice adv||joyful adv||3sg impf cop||comp||know 2sg pres I|