1 (GK) In the old days. when there was no rain for a long time. was there
|disc||one sg n adj||time sg n||when conj||impf neg exist||rain m||long sg n adj||time sg n||exist impf||interr clt|
2 (GK) some sort of custom people did for rain where the priest [did] –?
|some.kind sg m adj||custom sg m||comp||acc refl clt||do 3sg pres I||for||for||rain m||with||priest sg m def||comp|
3 (a) [0:09] Oh yes, they –
|disc||adrs||do 3sg impf I|
4 (GK) Do you remember?
|remember 2sg pres I||interr clt|
5 (a) [0:11] They did. They did.
|do 3sg impf I||acc refl clt||do 3sg impf I||acc refl clt|
6 (GK) And what was it?
|disc||what sg n interr||3sg impf cop|
7 (a) [0:13] They did.
|do 3sg impf I||acc refl clt|
8 (GK) How did it go?
|how interr||happen 3sg impf I|
9 (a) [0:15] Those of us children who were thirteen or fourteen years old,
|disc||child pl n def||rel||1pl pres cop clt||thus pl adj||about||three||fourteen||year f pl|
10 (a) [0:21] [we find] some orphan [girl] and make her the rain maiden.
|some sg n adj||orphan sg n||make 1pl pres P||acc n 3sg clt||rain.maiden sg f|
11 (GK) Uh huh.
12 (a) [0:25] We decorate her with flowers, a wreath on her head, she takes a small pot
|decorate 1pl pres P||acc n 3sg clt||with||flower pl m||with||disc||wreath sg m||on||head sg f def||and||take 3sg pres P||pot sg n|
13 (a) [0:30] in her hand, white, with water, and we [go] after them and sing,
|in||in||hand sg f def||white sg n adj||and||water sg f||and||nom 1pl||after||acc 3pl||sing 1pl pres I|
14 (a) [0:36] “Oh Dodola, God grant rain!” and she sprinkles [the water].
|rain.singer voc sg f||give sg imv P||God voc sg m||rain sg m||nom f 3sg||sprinkle 3sg pres I|
15 (a) [0:39] They do this a day or two, and it starts to rain. Now they got the priest
|and||go.on 3pl impf I||one sg m adj||day sg m||interr clt||two m||and||precipitate sg imv P||rain m 3sg||now adv||get 3pl aor I||priest sg m def|
16 (a) [0:44] to do some sort of prayer, but it needed at least three or four women
|comp||make 3sg pres I||some.kind sg m adj||prayer sg m||but||3sg pres aux clt||must imprs||most||little adv||three||four||woman pl f|
17 (a) [0:50] to get together [to do it], but none of them want to.
|comp||acc refl clt||gather 3pl pres P||and||not.want 3sg pres||no.one sg f adj|
18 (GK) Why not?
19 (a) [0:52] They didn’t want to. I don’t know [why], they didn’t want to. So we suffered
|not.want 3pl aor I||neg||know 1sg pres I||not.want 3pl aor I||and||thus adv||acc refl clt||suffer 3sg aor I||acc refl clt|
20 (a) [0:56] for [lack of] rain this year – I don’t know how to tell you!
|for||rain sg m||this sg f adj||year f sg||disc||neg||know 1sg pres I||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P|
21 (a) [1:00] And nobody knows what [any] other [future] year is going to be like.
|and||and||other sg f adj||year f sg||how interr||fut||3sg pres cop clt||nobody sg m||neg||know 3sg pres I|
22 (RA) Nobody knows.
|nobody sg m||neg||know 3sg pres I|
23 (a) [1:05] Nobody knows. Nobody knows what it will be like.
|nobody sg m||neg||know 3sg pres I||nobody sg m||neg||know 3sg pres I||how interr||fut||3sg pres cop clt|
24 (RA) What it will be like.
|how interr||fut||3sg pres cop clt|
25 (a) [1:08] They say if it’s a warm summer, then it will supposedly be a cold winter.
|call 3sg pres I||how rel||be sg n L.part||summer sg n def||warm sg n adj||thus adv||fut||and||be sg f L.part||winter sg f def||cold sg f|
26 (a) [1:14] And the other day they said on the radio –
|and||that sg m adj||day sg m||acc n 3sg clt||on||radio sg n def||say 3pl aor P|
27 (GK) How could I know what [it’s like]?
|know 1sg pres I||interr clt||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt||nom sg n|
28 (a) [1:18] Well, it was very hot. It was very hot. And that’s presumably how it will be
|disc||and||much adv||3sg impf cop||heat sg f||much adv||3sg impf cop||heat sg f||and||thus adv||fut||be sg n L.part|
29 (a) [1:24] If there is no snowfall. If it’s a dry cold,
|if conj||pres neg exist||snow sg m||comp||precipitate sg imv P||if conj||3sg pres cop clt||dry sg f adj||cold sg f def|
30 (a) [1:28] everything, even the trees, will freeze. They’ve already withered quite a bit.
|everything sg n adj||fut||freeze 3pl pres P||and||tree pl n||dat refl clt||nom 3pl||and||much adv||dry.out 3pl aor P|
31 (a) [1:32] The trees have withered, the apricot and cherry trees, and their fruit.
|tree pl n def||dry.out 3pl aor P||apricot pl f||cherry pl f||with||fruit sg m def||dat refl clt||dry.out 3sg aor P|
32 (GK) You didn’t pick anything.
|nothing sg n||neg||pluck 2pl aor P|
33 (a) [1:41] No! We couldn’t. It withered. The blooms fell off, they leafed out, and then dried up.
|no||neg||can pres imprs||dry.out 3sg aor P||dat refl clt||bloom 3pl aor P||and||acc refl clt||leaf.out 3pl aor P||acc refl clt||dry.out 3sg aor P|
34 (GK) It [all] turned into dried-out, unripened fruit.
|to||unripe.fruit pl f||become 3sg aor P|
35 (a) [1:47] Burned up – straight out. [Good only] for burning.
|burn.up sg n P.part P||straight adv||for||burn vbl.n I|
36 (GK) Uh huh. [sigh] And did you plant any potatoes? Or not?
|disc||and||potato pl f||plant 2pl impf I||interr clt||or||neg|
37 (a) [1:56] Last year, from what we planted in this spot that we’re planting, we got
|last.year adv||in||this sg n adj||small.place sg n||what rel||plant 1pl aor P||here adv||what rel||dat refl clt||plant 1pl pres I||extract 1pl aor P|
38 (a) [2:00] nine crates of potatoes. Now, we planted the same area
|nine||crate pl f||potato pl m||now adv||same sg n def||place sg n||plant 1pl aor P|
39 (a) and got three crates of sheep turds.
|extract 1pl aor P||three||crate pl f||sheep pl f adj||turd pl f|
40 (GK) Ah! Such [a thing].
41 (a) [2:08] Well, that’s how it is without rain. Nothing! Nothing! Not even for seed!
|disc||this sg n adj||3sg pres cop clt||without||rain m||nothing sg n||nothing sg n||and||pres neg exist||and||for||seed sg n|
42 (a) [2:12] You have to buy for seed, and now that’s ten levs a kilo.
|for||seed sg n||must pres I imprs||acc refl clt||buy 3sg pres I||and||3pl pres cop clt||ten||lev ct m||kilo sg n def|
43 (a) [2:16] Where’s the end to it [I ask you]?
|where interr||dat n 3sg clt||3sg pres cop clt||end sg m def|
44 (GK) Expensive.
45 (a) [2:18] Expensive. Expensive. I don’t know – if the children want, let them dig up and plant.
|expensive adv||expensive adv||neg||know 1sg pres I||if conj||want 3pl pres I||child pl n def||comp||dig 3pl pres I||comp||plant 3pl pres I|
46 (a) [2:24] I’ve had it. [Now] I say I’m here to make sure
|from||acc 1sg||so.much adv||say 1sg pres I||nom 1sg||1sg pres cop clt||here adv||comp||ensure 1sg pres I|
47 (a) [2:28] that grass doesn’t get to the threshold. I weed away the grass so it's not
|comp||pres neg exist||to||threshold sg m def||grass sg f||ost||here adv||weed 1sg pres I||acc f 3sg clt||grass sg f def||comp||pres neg exist|
48 (a) [2:32] at the threshold. Once I go, the grass will come up to here.
|to||threshold sg m def||go 1sg pres I||interr clt||dat refl clt||nom 1sg||grass sg f def||fut||come 3sg pres P||to||here adv|
49 (GK) Hm.
50 (RA) Hm.
51 (a) [2:36] [laughter] Well, what can we do?
|what interr||comp||do 1pl pres I|