Dolno Draglište 1
1 (a) [0:00] At a wedding, in the olden days, when they went to fetch the bride,
|at||wedding sg f def||one sg n adj||time sg n||when rel||acc refl clt||go 3sg impf P||for||bride sg f def|
2 (a) [0:06] we go and get the bride from [her] house, and bring her [to her new home].
|go 1pl pres P||take 1pl pres P||bride sg f def||from||home sg m def||lead 1pl pres I||acc f 3sg clt|
3 (a) [0:08] We greet her with food and drink. When – when the bride comes after –
|eat vbl.n I||drink vbl.n I||meet 1pl pres I||acc f 3sg clt||when conj||acc refl clt||when conj||come 3sg pres P||bride sg f def||from||disc|
4 (a) [0:11] we greet her with – we put fabric on the stairs, red threads,
|meet 1pl pres I||acc f 3sg clt||with||put 1pl pres P||on||staircase sg f def||fabric sg n||red pl adj||thread pl m|
5 (a) [0:16] we wind up red and white threads. And the bride walks around with bread,
|white pl adj||and||red pl adj||wind 1pl pres P||and||walk 3sg pres I||bride sg f def||with||bread sg m|
6 (a) [0:20] from here to there with bread [under her arm] and in her hands –
|to||from||here adv||and||from||here adv||with||bread sg m||and||in||hand pl f def|
7 (a) [0:23] pails of water. And the bridegroom walks after her while [people] ask him:
|with||kettle pl m||water sg f||and||by||acc f 3sg||and||walk 3sg pres I||bridegroom sg m def||and||ask 3pl pres I||acc m 3sg clt|
8 (a) [0:28] “What are you winding?” because he’s winding these threads. “What are you winding?”
|what sg n interr||wind 2sg pres I||because conj||nom m 3sg||wind 3sg pres I||already adv||thread pl m def||what sg n interr||wind 2sg pres I|
9 (a) [0:31] “[For] male children, female children”. He winds and explains [the threads] that he’s winding for her.
|disc||male pl adj||child pl n||female pl adj||child pl n||wind 3sg pres I||and||say 3sg pres I||there adv||rel||dat f 3sg clt||wind 3sg pres I|
10 (a) [0:34] They ask him “Why are you winding?”, and he again “Female, male!” [laughter]
|ask 3pl pres I||acc m 3sg clt||there adv||what sg n interr||wind 2sg pres I||nom m 3sg||again adv||female pl adj||male pl adj|
11 (a) [0:40] That’s what it was like back then when they brought the bride [home]. [laughter]
|thus adv||3sg impf cop||one sg n adj||time sg n||when conj||lead 3pl impf I||bride sg f def|
12 (VZh) [Did the newlyweds go back to see the bride’s mother?]
13 (a) [0:43] Well, they’d go in the evening; they’d go in the evening to her parents’
|disc||go 3pl impf P||evening sg f def||bridegroom pl m def||go 3pl impf P||evening sg f def||to||at||maiden's pl adj|
14 (a) [0:47] and sleep there. Then the bride will take pots and will go
|sleep.over 3pl pres P||dat refl clt||there adv||hes||bride sg f def||fut||grasp 3sg pres P||vessel pl m def||fut||go 3sg pres P|
15 (a) [0:51] early in the morning: – go to [the well for] water, to pour out at [her] girlhood [home].
|early adv||morning sg f def||fut||go 3sg pres P||to||water sg f||comp||pour 3sg pres P||water sg f||at||girl sg f def|
16 (a) [0:55] Then the in-laws, would come, the groom’s mother and father
|and||after adv||come 3pl pres P||and||in.law.group sg f def||already adv||of||of||bachelor sg m def||and||mother sg f||father sg m|
17 (a) [0:59] would come and gather [at the bride’s parents’] in the morning [laughter]
|there adv||gather 3pl pres P||come 3pl pres P||and||nom 3pl||morning sg f def|
18 (a) [1:03] and there would be eating and drinking there [laughter].
|and||again adv||eat vbl.n I||drink vbl.n I||there adv||and||disc|
19 (a) [1:06] That’s called “[ritual] visiting”. [laughter]
|disc||disc||acc refl clt||call 3sg pres I||ritual.visit pl.t|
20 (VZh) [What did you do when a baby was born?]
21 (a) [1:09] When we gave birth, we looked after the baby as soon as it was born
|when conj||1pl pres aux clt||nom 1pl||give.birth pl L.part I||acc n 3sg clt||1pl pres aux clt||look pl L.part I||when conj||acc refl clt||give.birth 3sg pres P|
22 (a) [1:12] and the midwife – there’s a midwife there with him – shakes ashes over him
|and||grandmother f sg||pres exist||grandmother sg f||there adv||when conj||acc n 3sg||sprinkle 3sg pres P||acc n 3sg clt||with||ash f 3sg|
23 (a) [1:14] and dabs ash all over him, around his eyes, but not in the eyes themselves
|dab 3sg pres I||ash sg f||on||acc n 3sg||on||eye pl n def||on||somewhere adv||neg||neg||see 3sg pres P|
24 (a) [1:18] She dabs him all over, we put diapers on him, and then we wash him.
|somewhere adv||acc n 3sg clt||dab 3sg pres I||and||acc n 3sg clt||wrap 1pl pres P||and||after adv||acc n 3sg clt||wash 1pl pres P|
25 (a) [1:22] In the morning we wash and diaper him. We diapered them with rugs. [laughter]
|morning sg f def||acc n 3sg clt||wash 1pl pres P||and||acc n 3sg clt||wrap 1pl pres I||with||rug pl f||acc n 3sg clt||1pl pres aux||wrap pl L.part I|
26 (a) [1:25] Not like now with this white stuff. Cotton rugs,
|neg||3sg pres cop clt||like||now adv||with||this pl adj||white pl adj||thing pl f||with||rug pl f||cotton pl adj|
27 (a) [1:29] woolen [rugs] – that’s what we put down below. It wets itself and we change
|rug pl f||wool pl adj||there adv||put 1pl pres P||below||nom sg n||acc refl clt||[...]||piss 3sg pres P||nom 1pl||change 1pl pres P|
28 (a) [1:34] only the lower clothes, the white ones. And the baby stays wet. [laughter]
|only adv||lower pl def adj||clothing pl f||there adv||white pl def adj||and||that sg n adj||dat refl clt||sit 3sg pres I||with||wet sg n adj|
29 (VZh) [Did you have work bees?]
30 (a) [1:41] Well [yes,] we [used to] go there. Sometimes they didn’t let us go, [but] we cry
|disc||go 1pl pres P||there adv||hes||sometimes adv||neg||acc 1pl clt||allow 3pl pres P||comp||go 1pl pres P||nom 1pl||cry 1pl pres P|
31 (a) [1:45] [that] we want to go, and they let us. We spin, knit, whatever each has, and sing.
|want 1pl pres I||comp||go 1pl pres P||allow 3pl pres P||acc 1pl clt||spin 1pl pres I||knit 1pl pres I||who sg m interr||what rel||have 3sg pres I||sing 1pl pres I|
32 (a) [1:49] And the bachelors come and even put out the lights by us! [laughter].
|bachelor pl m||come 3pl pres P||extinguish 3pl pres P||dat 1pl clt||and||and||lamp sg f def|
33 (a) [1:55] And that’s what we did at the work bees [laughter].
|and||disc||1pl pres aux clt||work pl L.part I||there adv||about||work.bee pl f def|
34 (a) [1:58] And whichever [one] has a girl[friend] to amuse, he sits by the girl
|who sg m interr||who sg m interr||dat refl clt||have 3sg pres I||girl sg f||comp||dat refl clt||beguile 3sg pres I||sit 3sg pres P||dat refl clt||by||girl sg f def|
35 (a) [2:01] and they talk to one another [laughter] And then we leave.
|talk 3pl pres I||dat refl clt||later adv||and||dat refl clt||run 1pl pres I|
36 (a) [2:05] Everybody leaves. When we [are ready to leave] the work bee,
|run 3pl pres I||dat refl clt||already adv||there adv||where rel||1pl pres cop clt||at||work.bee sg f def|
37 (a) [2:08] our parents [come to] take us home, and the bachelors are with us,
|lead 3pl pres I||dat refl clt||acc 1pl clt||there adv||parent pl m def||bachelor pl m def||3pl pres cop clt||with||acc 1pl|
38 (a) [2:12] and they accompany us [too]. [laughter]
|comp||dat refl clt||acc 1pl clt||lead 3pl pres I|