1 (GK) So tell [us] what work you did in the old days, when you were young.
|hort||tell sg imv P||one sg n adj||time sg n||what sg n interr||work 2sg impf I||when conj||2sg impf cop||young sg f adj|
2 (c) [0:03] Everything.
|everything sg n adj|
3 (GK) What’s this “everything”?
|what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt||nom sg n||everything sg n adj|
4 (d) [0:05] In her younger years she lived around Breznik.
|in||young pl adj||year f pl||nom f 3sg||3sg pres aux clt||by||Breznik sg m place||live sg f L.part I|
5 (c) [0:07] In my younger years I was with my husband. He was in the military.
|young pl adj||year f pl||1sg impf cop||by||husband sg m def||dat 1sg clt||nom m 3sg||3sg impf cop||military sg m adj|
6 (GK) Aha.
7 (c) [0:12] And I lived there with him ten or fifteen years. He was in the cavalry.
|and||there adv||by||acc m 3sg||live sg f L.part I||1sg pres aux clt||about.ten||year f pl||fifteen||nom m 3sg||3sg impf cop||cavalryman sg m|
8 (c) [0:20] He served in the fifth mounted regiment. He served three years.
|in||fifth sg m adj||horse sg m adj||regiment sg m||serve 3sg aor I||three||year f pl||serve 3sg aor I|
9 (c) [0:24] And I lived there [with him]. I had four children. Four children –
|and||ost||there adv||1sg pres aux clt||live sg f L.part I||four||child pl n||1sg pres aux clt||have sg f L.part P||four||child pl n|
10 (c) [0:30] three girls, and [then] my husband wanted me to bear him a male heir
|three||girl pl n||and||husband sg m def||want sg m L.part I||heir sg m||male sg n adj||comp||comp||comp||dat m 3sg clt||bear 1sg pres I|
11 (GK) Aha.
12 (c) [0:35] And I bore a male [child] for him. It’s this [one] here.
|and||ost||bear 1sg aor P||dat m 3sg clt||male sg n adj||ost||acc m 3sg clt||here adv|
13 (GK) [laughter]
14 (RA) [laughter]
15 (c) [0:40] My God, what [a curse] I brought on myself. And now the children nag me,
|God voc sg m||God voc sg m||head sg f def||comp||dat 1sg clt||break 2pl pres P||and||now adv||acc 1sg clt||child pl n def||scold 3pl pres I|
16 (c) [0:44] [saying] “What’s the use of such a child?” I didn’t want this,
|why interr||acc refl clt||nom 2sg||such sg n adj||child sg n||say 1sg pres I||nom 1sg||neg||1sg pres aux clt||want sg f L.part I|
17 (c) [0:47] [but] these [things] happen. A person gets into this situation,
|this sg n adj||acc refl clt||happen 3sg pres P||person sg m||go 3sg pres P||in||situation sg n|
18 (c) [0:50] and if there’s no [other way], you’ll give birth. Where are you going to put it?
|and||if conj||pres neg exist||fut||acc n 3sg clt||bear 3sg pres P||where interr||fut||acc n 3sg clt||place 3sg pres P|
19 (GK) Yes [that’s right]
20 (c) [0:53] Where?
21 (RA) Hm.
22 (c) [0:55] And I was backwards, I wasn’t taught to not –
|and||1sg pres aux clt||be sg f L.part||simple sg f adj||neg||1sg pres aux clt||be sg f L.part||learn sg f P.part I||comp||dat 3pl clt||neg||[...]|
23 (c) [0:58] to get rid of them like “real folk” do. Now they twist them up
|comp||acc 3pl clt||throw.off 1sg pres I||like||people pl||this pl adj||now adv||now adv||acc 3pl clt||twist 3pl pres I|
24 (c) [1:02] and who knows what, [but] I’m not into these things.
|and||know 3sg pres I||interr clt||acc refl clt||nom 1sg||neg||1sg pres cop clt||for||this pl adj||thing pl f|
25 (c) [1:06] No doctor has ever examined me, never. Once there came –
|doctor sg m||acc 1sg||neg||acc 1sg clt||3sg impf cop||look sg m L.part I||at.all||one sg m adj||time sg m||come 3sg aor P|
26 (c) [1:09] there was this – a doctor examined me, and my man – my husband
|here adv||exist impf||disc||doctor sg m def||acc 1sg clt||examine 3sg impf I||and||call 3sg pres I||person sg m def||husband sg m def||dat 1sg clt|
27 (c) [1:16] (he was military) said that he was a friend of the doctor [and said to him]:
|military sg m adj||3sg impf cop||call 3sg pres I||that conj||friend sg m||of||doctor sg m def|
28 (c) [1:19] “You’ll tell [us about both] my wife’s illness and mine –
|fut||say 2sg pres P||to||my sg f def adj||wife sg f||illness sg f def||hes||hes||and||to||acc 1sg|
29 (c) [1:24] who suffers from what." And he told him:
|which sg m interr||from||what interr||suffer 3sg pres I||and||nom m 3sg||dat m 3sg clt||call 3sg pres I||thus adv|
30 (c) [1:28] “Your wife has the heart of a lamb.” So I was supposedly had this
|wife sg f def||dat 2sg clt||have 3sg pres I||lamb sg n adj||heart sg n||to||acc 1sg||be sg f L.part||1sg pres aux clt||have sg f L.part I|
31 (c) [1:33] “lamb-like” [weak] heart. And he’d been struck with malaria, he’d gotten it
|lamb sg n adj||heart sg n||and||nom m 3sg||be sg m L.part||get.in.trouble sg m L.part P||by||malaria sg m||get.in.trouble sg 3sg aor P|
32 (c) [1:39] during the war. Tropical malaria struck him. [That’s] the worst sickness …
|during||war f def||tropics sg f||malaria sg f||acc m 3sg clt||catch 3sg aor P||most||bad sg f def adj||illness sg f|
33 (GK) Hm.
34 (c) [1:45] … malaria. And he barely made it through alive, from that tropical – And me?
|malaria sg f||and||barely adv||alive sg m adj||remain sg m L.part P||then adv||from||tropic sg f def||and||nom 1sg|
35 (c) [1:51] a shepherd! A hoer! I plant the garden, dig the vineyard, whatever comes up –
|shepherd sg m||hoer sg m||garden sg f||plant 1sg pres I||dig sg imv I||vineyard sg n||what interr||dat 2sg clt||come 3sg pres P|
36 (c) [1:58] I did all sorts of agricultural work. I never took the hoe off my back!
|by||all sg n adj||agricultural sg f adj||work sg f||1sg pres aux clt||work sg f L.part I||hoe sg f def||neg||1sg pres aux clt||take.off sg f L.part P||from||back sg m def|
37 (GK) Hm.
38 (c) [2:04] With a – a two-pronged hoe, and a flat shovel: that’s how I fed myself.
|and||and||two.pronged.hoe sg f||and||
||flat.shovel sg m||and||with||this sg n adj||1sg pres aux clt||acc refl clt||[...]||nourish sg f L.part I|
39 (RA) Hm.
40 (c) [2:12] Agricultural work.
|agricultural sg f adj||work sg f|
41 (RA) Mmhm.
42 (c) [2:14] We also won these prizes [unintelligible]. We were there with the children.
|but||otherwise adv||earn 1pl aor P||prize pl f||
[ ... ]
||but||there adv||child pl n def||dat refl clt|
43 (c) [2:21] I brought two from here, bore two there. Four [in all].
|from.there adv||two n||bring 1sg aor P||and||there adv||two n||bear 1sg aor P||disc||four|
44 (GK) Did you go to school?
|to||school sg n||go sg f L.part I||interr clt||2sg pres aux clt|
45 (c) [2:27] No, but I know –
|no||but||know 1sg pres I|
46 (e) [2:28] Say!
|say sg imv P|
47 (c) [2:29] But – I didn’t study, but I know how to read.
|but||neg||study 1sg aor I||know 1sg pres I||comp||read 1sg pres I|
48 (e) [2:31] Say!
|say sg imv P|
49 (c) [2:32] I know –
|know 1sg pres I||disc|
50 (e) [2:33] Dad …
|father sg m|
51 (c) [2:34] I wasn’t –
|neg||1sg pres aux clt||be sg f L.part|
52 (e) [2:34] … was a sergeant-major.
|be sg m L.part||sergeant.major sg m|
53 (c) [2:36] Ah.
54 (e) [2:36] My father was a sergeant-major.
|sergeant.major sg m||3sg pres aux clt||be sg m L.part||father sg m||dat 1sg clt|
55 (c) [2:37] Aha.
56 (GK) [Yes,] she said [that].
|nom f 3sg||say 3sg aor P|
57 (c) [2:38] He was a warehouse keeper [there] in Plovdiv …
|nom m 3sg||3sg impf cop||steward sg m||of||Plovdiv|
58 (e) [2:40] Plovdiu.
59 (c) [2:41] … my husband [was].
|my sg m def adj||husband sg m|
60 (GK) Uh.
61 (c) [2:44] And so I was with him – we spent [our time], and now
|and||thus adv||with||acc m 3sg||1sg pres aux clt||dat refl clt||
[ … ]
||spend 1pl aor P||already adv||and||now adv|
62 (c) [2:48] it’s been many years, and Tseko says, “Oh, when are you going to die?
|ost||become 3pl aor P||many adv||year f pl||and||Tseko sg m name||call 3sg pres I||excl||when interr||fut||die 2sg pres P|
63 (c) [2:52] When will you die?” And I say “Make [it happen], give me poison!”
||say 1sg pres I||make pl imv P||ost||give pl imv P||dat 1sg clt||poison sg f|
64 (c) [2:56] I’m ready to poison myself. Why should I torment myself?
|nom 1sg||1sg pres cop clt||ready indcl||comp||acc refl clt||poison 1sg pres P||why interr||comp||acc refl clt||torment 1sg pres I|
65 (c) [3:00] And when I look at people – they move around, go [places], work –
|disc||thus adv||when conj||look 1sg pres I||people sg m def||move 3sg pres I||acc refl clt||
[ … ]
||go 3sg pres I||work 3sg pres I|
66 (c) [3:07] my conscience really bothers me. Why [am] I [the one] to live on?
|much adv||acc 1sg clt||thus adv||strike 3sg pres I||conscience sg f def||for||what sg n interr||nom 1sg||comp||live 1sg pres I|
67 (c) [3:12] [Most] people can’t make it to fifty or sixty years,
|people pl def||neg||can pres imprs||and||by||fifty||and||sixty||year f pl||comp||finish 3pl pres P|
68 (c) [3:15] and [here] I am [the one] to make it to ninety-seven!
|and||nom 1sg||comp||finish 1sg pres P||almost adv||ninety||and||seven||and|
69 (GK) It’s God’s work. It’s God’s work! We can’t get mixed up in it.
|god sg f adj||work sg f||god sg f adj||work sg f||neg||can 1pl pres I||acc refl clt||mix 1pl pres I||in||acc f 3sg|
70 (c) [3:24] There’s no God. God! God! God doesn’t want me. I pray to him.
|pres neg exist||adrs||god sg m||god sg m||god sg m||acc 1sg clt||not.want 3sg pres||nom 1sg||dat m 3sg clt||acc refl clt||pray 1sg pres I|
71 (c) [3:27] "Hey, come down! Come take me home!" They say if God doesn’t want you,
|adrs||descend sg imv P||adrs||come sg imv P||acc 1sg clt||gather.in sg imv P||nom 3pl||call 3pl pres I||god sg m||because||acc 2sg clt||not.want 3sg pres|
72 (c) [3:31] it won’t happen. [It’ll be] when he says. When he says.
|pres neg exist||nom m 3sg||when inter.rel||say 3sg pres P||nom m 3sg||when interr||say 3sg pres P|
73 (RA) When he says.
|nom m 3sg||when inter.rel||say 3sg pres P|
74 (c) [3:34] I say, “Husband, send me a letter! I know how to read. I’ll read it through.
|nom 1sg||say 1sg pres I||person voc sg m||send sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||letter sg n||know 1sg pres I||comp||read 1sg pres I||fut||acc n 3sg clt||read 1sg pres P|
75 (c) [3:40] Send me a signal. I’ll get ready to come on my own.
|and||send sg imv P||news sg m||nom 1sg||fut||acc refl clt||prepare 1sg||comp||dat refl clt||alone sg f adj||come 1sg pres P|
76 (c) [3:45] If I could, I’d dig myself a grave next to you. But I can’t –
|if conj||can 1sg pres I||nom 1sg||fut||dat refl clt||dig 1sg pres P||by||acc 2sg||grave sg m def||but||neg||can 1sg pres I||comp|
77 (c) [3:49] Now I'm old already. But when I was young I could have dug [it] for myself.”
|now adv||1sg pres cop clt||old sg f adj||already adv||but||young sg f adj||when inter.rel||1sg impf cop||fut||dat refl clt||dig 1sg impf P|
78 (GK) You could dig it, but then a person might …
|fut||dat refl clt||dig 2sg pres P||but||then adv||person sg m||dat m 3sg clt||acc refl clt|
79 (c) [3:56] Now!
80 (GK) …. not feel like dying.
|neg||die 3sg pres I|
81 (c) [3:57] Now is when I want them to bury me by my husband.
|now adv||want 1sg pres I||comp||acc 1sg clt||bury 3pl pres P||by||person sg m def|
82 (GK) Hm.
83 (c) [4:00] By my husband. Not to spend money on gravestones, or put up such things for me.
|by||person sg m def||comp||neg||spend 3pl pres I||monument pl m||comp||dat 1sg clt||put 3pl pres I||such pl adj||thing pl f|
84 (c) [4:05] But my son – [there’s] some money …
|but||and||son sg m def||dat 1sg clt||money pl f|
85 (GK) Hm.
86 (c) [4:07] … he’s got.
|have 3sg pres I||dat refl clt|
87 (GK) – stashed away.
|stash.away 2sg aor P||dat refl clt||little adv|
88 (c) [4:09] Not much, but I have five or six thousand. There’s enough to bury me,
|neg||much adv||but||have 1sg pres I||five||six||thousand pl f||pres exist||comp||acc 1sg clt||bury 3pl pres P|
89 (c) [4:15] not to put up a fence. Besides, gravestones are said to be are expensive.
|disc||pres neg exist||comp||dat 1sg clt||put 3pl pres P||and||fence sg f||but||otherwise adv||be pl L.part||expensive pl m adj||monument pl m def|
90 (RA) Hm.
91 (c) [4:21] So I say "No, you shouldn’t put up a gravestone for me,
|disc||and||nom 1sg||say 1sg pres I||no||fut neg||comp||dat 1sg clt||put 2pl pres P||to||acc 1sg||monument sg m|
92 (c) [4:24] for an old woman. Just pile the earth on me, and write on –
|to||old sg f adj||woman sg f||give pl imv P||here adv||pile pl imv P||only adv||acc 1sg clt||inscribe pl imv P||on|
93 (c) [4:29] on my husband’s gravestone – on his – that I’ve arrived at his place."
|on||person sg m def||on||monument sg m def||on||his sg m def adj||that conj||arrive 1sg pres I||by||acc m 3sg|
94 (GK) Hmm!
95 (c) [4:36] [laughter]
96 (RA) That’s right.
97 (c) [4:37] We were very, very – my husband and I got on very well, child.
|very adv||very adv||1pl impf cop||son voc sg m||live pl L.part I||much adv||dat refl clt||live 1sg impf I||with||person sg m def|
98 (c) [4:42] I climbed up on a horse as tall as this house!
|nom 1sg||1sg pres aux clt||acc refl clt||ascend sg f L.part I||on||horse sg m||how.much rel||house f def||tall sg m adj|
99 (GK) Wow!
100 (c) [4:47] As [tall] as this house.
|as||house f def|
101 (GK) Did there [even] used to be such horses?
|such pl adj||horse pl m||exist impf||interr clt|
102 (c) [4:48] The regiment was there, during the war, and my husband –
|there adv||there adv||in||[...]||in||war f def||regiment sg m def||here adv||and||husband sg m def||dat 1sg clt|
103 (c) [4:53] some were climbing: “Let’s go [to] the hills, the mountains, piles of snow.”
|climb 3pl pres P||above adv||one pl m def||hort||hill sg m def||above adv||mountain sg f def||snow sg m def||rel||pile.up 3sg pres I|
104 (GK) Mm hm.
105 (c) [5:01] Up there it’s all snow, cold! Bears are prowling, wolves howling –
|there adv||pres exist||all.over adv||snow sg m||cold sg f||bear pl f def||dat refl clt||aim.at 3pl pres I||wolf pl m def||howl 3pl pres I|
106 (GK) Mm hm. And –
107 (c) [5:08] It’s the mountains up there, and my husband ordered the soldiers to go
|there adv||mountain sg f||and||husband sg m def||dat 1sg clt||order 3sg aor P||hes||soldier pl m def||comp||go 3pl pres P|
108 (c) [5:12] to cut “material” for the barracks.
|comp||cut 3pl pres I||for||barracks sg f def||material sg m|
109 (GK) Wood.
|wood pl n|
110 (c) [5:16] Yes, lumber. And I [to go] with them. The commander hoisted me up:
|nom 1sg||yes||wooden sg m adj||material sg m||and||nom 1sg||with||acc 3pl||acc 1sg clt||lift 3sg pres I||commander sg m def|
111 (c) [5:22] “Hey, let’s put this woman up on a horse!” I said “Oh my,
|give pl imv P||give pl imv P||this sg f adj||woman sg f||comp||acc f 3sg clt||lift 1pl pres P||on||horse sg m def||say 1sg pres I||excl|
112 (c) [5:26] I don’t dare!” He said, “Just let it [go] after our carriages.
|neg||dare 1sg pres I||nom m 3sg||call 3sg pres I||fut||acc m 3sg clt||allow 2sg pres P||only adv||after||our pl def adj||carriage pl f|
113 (c) [5:31] This horse is trained.” And so – I went out after them!
|this sg m adj||horse sg m||
||3sg pres cop clt||teach sg m P.part I||disc||thus adv||and||nom 1sg||and||after||with||acc 3pl|
114 (c) [5:36] Into the hills! And there is this dairy farm there.
|and||in||hill sg m def||and||pres exist||disc||dairy.farm pl f||there adv|
115 (GK) Uh huh.
116 (c) [5:40] They milked water buffaloes, they make both cheese and butter. It’s like –
|water.buffalo pl f||milk pl m L.part I||make 3pl pres I||[...]||and||cheese sg n||and||butter sg n||hes||and||disc|
117 (c) [5:47] a resort there. There’s – very nice. When you put a watermelon in a trough
|resort sg m||there adv||pres exist||very adv||nice sg m adj||when conj||release 2sg pres P||watermelon sg f def||in||trough sg n def|
118 (c) [5:52] it freezes right off. Such cold there! There was water as cold as hell there.
|nom f 3sg||freeze 3sg pres P||immediately||such sg f adj||cold sg f||there adv||hell sg m||cold sg f adj||water sg f||exist impf|
119 (GK) The cold enveloped it right off.
|immediately adv||acc f 3sg clt||catch 3sg pres I||cold sg f def|
120 (c) [5:59] The cold enveloped it right off. So I lived well.
|immediately adv||acc f 3sg clt||catch 3sg pres I||cold sg f adj||disc||1sg pres aux clt||live sg f L.part I||
121 (c) [6:04] My husband looked after me like a man [ought], and I’m grateful.
|look sg m L.part P||acc 1sg clt||3sg pres aux clt||person sg m def||like||person sg m||grateful sg f adj||1sg pres cop clt|
122 (c) [6:08] And now I don’t want to be separated. [I want] to go where he is.
|and||now adv||neg||want 1sg pres I||comp||1sg pres cop clt||separate sg f P.part P||comp||dat refl clt||go 1sg pres P||by||acc m 3sg|
123 (c) [6:11] Let’s just hope that we’ll see each other in the next world.
|in.hope adv||acc refl clt||see 1pl pres P||in||that sg m adj||world sg m|
124 (GK) Certainly [you will].
125 (c) [6:14] If there is [one].
|if conj||pres exist|
126 (GK) If there is [one].
|if conj||pres exist|
127 (GK) [6:15] If there is something …
|if conj||pres exist||something sg n|
128 (RA) If there is [one].
|if conj||pres exist|
129 (c) [6:17] … or someone. If there is something beyond the grave.
|someone sg m||if conj||pres exist||something sg n||behind.grave adv|