Eremija 6

1 (GK)       After you do the reaping, what do you do? You reap, you gather –

and
after when conj reap 2pl pres P what sg n interr do 2pl pres I reap 2pl pres I
and
acc refl clt
gather 2pl pres I

2 (c) [0:02]      No, no. Then ...

no no
and

3 (d) [0:03]      We reap.

reap 1pl pres I

4 (c) [0:04]      … they gather it up into sheaves.

gather 3pl pres P
acc n 3sg clt
in
sheaf pl m

5 (d) [0:05]      We reap, and we thresh.

reap 1pl pres I thresh 1pl pres I

6 (c) [0:07]      We thresh, and we gather up the sheaves –

and
thresh 1pl pres I
and
gather 1pl pres I sheaf pl m
and

7 (GK)       How did you do the threshing?

how interr
acc refl clt
thresh 3sg impf I

8 (c) [0:10]      Well, with horses. Oho! Ho! Ee hoo!

disc
and
with
horse pl m hort hort

9 (d) [0:12]      [laughter]

10 (c) [0:13]      Ohoho, Ohoho!

hort hort

11 (d) [0:14]      [laughter] [inaudible]

12 (c) [0:15]      You, Blackie! You, Brownie!

nom 2sg adrs adrs Gorcho Dorcho

13 (d) [0:17]      [laughter]

14 (RA)       [laughter]

15 (GK)       [laughter] And where did you do the threshing?

disc
where interr thresh 2pl impf I

16 (c) [0:21]      In the threshing floor, in front of almost every house. Each has his own.

disc
and
threshing.field pl n pres exist before each sg f adj house sg f as.if adv each sg m adj
dat refl clt
have 3sg pres I threshing.field sg n

17 (d) [0:25]      Like here, in the yard!

ost
like here adv yard sg m def

18 (c) [0:26]      No, it was here …

no
3sg pres cop clt
here adv 3sg impf cop

19 (d) [0:27]      In the middle there was a tree, a pole …

how rel
3sg pres cop clt
in
middle sg f def one sg n adj tree sg n pillar sg m

20 (c) [0:28]      … right up here, there …

ost ost up.high adv

21 (d) [0:29]      … [that's what] we call it.

dat m 3sg clt
call 1pl pres I

22 (c) [0:29]      … and that’s where we did the threshing.

ost here adv
in
this sg n adj up.high adj thresh 1pl pres I

23 (GK)       Yes?

yes

24 (c) [0:32]      We get up early, lay it all down, and we chase [the horses] until it gets light,

and
arise 1pl pres P early adv lay 1pl pres P
and
dat refl clt
chase 1pl pres I until conj dawn pres imprs

25 (c) [0:37]      and we bring in all the sheaves.

bring.in 1pl pres P bunch.of.sheaves sg m def

26 (GK)       How do you lay it [all down there]?

how interr
acc refl clt
lay 3sg pres I

27 (d) [0:40]      Sheaves, sheaves.

sheaf pl m def sheaf pl m def

28 (c) [0:41]      Sheaves

sheaf pl m def

29 (d) [0:41]      [unintelligible]

30 (c) [0:41]      sheaves. We lay it down ...

sheaf pl m
and
acc m 3sg clt
lay 1pl pres P

31 (d) [0:42]      [unintelligible] little by ...

slowly adv

32 (c) [0:43]      … [in] sheaves.

sheaf pl m def

33 (d) [0:43]      … little.

slowly adv

34 (c) [0:44]      Everything in rows, in rows. We line them up one next to another

everything
in
order sg m
in
order sg m arrange 1pl pres P thus adv one sg m adj
to
one sg m adj

35 (c) [0:47]      and release the horses, and off after them! There’s two horses each [for]

and
release 1pl pres P horse pl m def hort
after
acc 3pl
and
pres exist
by
two m horse ct m

36 (c) [0:51]      [for] some, [for] some three, [for] some – Each as many as he wants.

someone sg m thresh 3sg pres I someone sg m three someone sg n who sg m interr how.much rel
dat refl clt
want 3sg pres I

37 (GK)       Mmhm

bkch

38 (c) [0:54]      Each according to how many horses he has.

who sg m interr how.much rel
dat refl clt
have 3sg pres I horse pl m

39 (GK)       And are the horses tied [to something] somewhere?

and
horse pl m def tie pl P.part P
interr clt
3pl pres cop clt
somewhere adv

40 (c) [0:57]      They’re tied to a rope.

thus adv
3pl pres cop clt
tie pl P.part P
on
rope sg n

41 (d) [0:59]      They’re tied with a ring.

nom 3pl
3pl pres cop clt
tie pl P.part P with
ring sg f

42 (GK)       Yes?

yes

43 (c) [1:00]      One here, [one] here …

here adv one sg m adj here adv

44 (d) [1:01]      A rope.

rope sg n

45 (c) [1:01]      … one here. And it’s tied here in the middle with a rope.

here adv
and
here adv
in
middle sg f def
3sg pres cop clt
tie sg n P.part I
with
rope sg n

46 (c) [1:05]      And when he said “Turn!” the horse turns. They turn back [the other way].

and
when conj say 3sg aor P turn sg imv P
and
that sg m adj
acc refl clt
turn 3sg pres P horse sg m def turn 3pl pres P
acc refl clt

47 (GK)       Will it wind up?

disc
nom m 3sg
acc refl clt
wind 3sg pres I
interr clt

48 (c) [1:11]      What?

disc

49 (GK)       The rope.

rope sg n def

50 (c) [1:12]      Oh, the rope –

disc
rope sg n def

51 (d) [1:12]      [Yes], the rope winds up.

rope sg n def
disc
and
wind 3sg pres I
acc refl clt

52 (c) [1:13]      The rope is tied here in the middle.

rope sg n def
3sg pres cop clt
tie sg n L.part I thus adv
in
middle sg f def

53 (d) [1:15]      No, on the pole! [Tell him] how the rope winds around it!

no
on
pillar sg m def how interr
acc refl clt
wind 3sg pres I rope sg n def

54 (c) [1:17]      Ah, ah, on the pole.

disc
excl
on
pillar sg m def

55 (d) [1:18]      [That’s what] they’re asking.

nom 3pl ask 3pl pres I

56 (c) [1:19]      We wind it around. It winds around like this.

wind 1pl pres I thus adv wind 3sg pres I
acc refl clt

57 (d) [1:20]      [It winds] around the [piece] of wood.

on
tree sg n def

58 (c) [1:20]      As the horses go along, that’s how it winds up –

horse pl m def
dat refl clt
acc n 3sg clt
how rel walk 3pl pres I
and
nom n 3sg
acc refl clt
wind 3sg pres I

59 (GK)       Uh huh

bkch

60 (c) [1:23]      – the rope, up to the end. And then turn it back, and they turn around.

rope sg n def
to
end sg m
and
disc
turn sg imv P
acc n 3sg clt
and
nom 3pl
acc refl clt
turn 3pl pres I

61 (GK)       By themselves.

alone pl adj

62 (c) [1:28]      By themselves. [Well] no! We chase them!

alone pl adj no chase 1pl pres I
dat refl clt
acc 3pl clt

63 (GK)       Aha.

bkch

64 (c) [1:31]      We chase them – someone [has to]. No other way. [If] they’re [left] alone

nom 1pl
dat refl clt
acc 3pl clt
chase 1pl pres I someone sg m
neg
can 3sg pres I nom 3pl alone pl adj

65 (c) [1:34]      they will otherwise munch from the pile of sheaves. They won’t –

and
dat refl clt
munch 3pl pres I there adv bunch.of.sheaves sg m def otherwise adv fut neg
comp

66 (GK)       They won’t work!

fut neg
comp
work 3pl pres I

67 (d) [1:37]      They won’t work! [laughter]

fut neg
comp
work 3pl pres I

68 (c) [1:39]      They won’t work, but we – come on, you! Come on you! Hey you! Come on!

fut neg
comp
work 3pl pres I
but
nom 1pl hort adrs hort adrs hort hort

69 (RA)       [laughter]

70 (c) [1:42]      That’s how we lived. Backward ways.

and
ost thus adv
1pl pres aux clt
live pl L.part I simple pl adj thing pl f

71 (c) [1:46]      Ah, but let me tell you about my mother!

disc
and
comp
dat 2pl clt
say 1sg pres P mother sg f
dat 1sg clt

72 (GK)       Hah.

bkch

73 (c) [1:48]      Well, [it was] when I went to school. I come home and say, “Mama!

and
when conj go 1sg aor P
to
school sg n
and
nom 1sg
come 1sg pres I
and
say 1sg pres I mother voc sg f

74 (c) [1:54]      The sheep were just lying down [so I left them]. But I’ve learned something!"

sheep pl f def lie pl f L.part I
3pl pres aux clt
but
nom 1sg
acc refl clt
and
learn 1sg aor P

75 (c) [1:58]      “And what did you learn?” “ ‘The wolf howls in the high forest’ !”

disc
what sg n interr learn 2sg aor P wolf sg m def howl 3sg pres I
at
in
forest sg f def

76 (d) [2:02]      [laughter]

77 (RA)       [laughter]

78 (c) [2:03]      And she said to me, “Well, the wolf may howl [up there],

nom f 3sg
dat 1sg clt
call 3sg pres I
disc
wolf sg m def
fut
howl 3sg pres I
and
no

79 (c) [2:06]      but you! You – let’s see how you will howl [down here]!”

but
nom 2sg nom 2sg
comp
see 1pl pres I how interr
fut
howl 2sg pres I

80 (RA)       [laughter]

81 (c) [2:09]      And she deceived me into coming into the sheep pen

and
acc 1sg clt
deceive 3sg aor P enter 1sg aor P
by
sheep pl f def

82 (RA)       [laughter]

83 (c) [2:13]      And when she caught me, oh did she beat me!

and
when conj
acc 1sg clt
catch 3sg aor P
disc
battle sg m
disc
battle sg m

84 (c) [2:16]      And I jumped from something like a small balcony, this high or so,

and
from
one sg n adj small.balcony sg n
disc
so.much adv as.if adv jump 1sg aor P

85 (c) [2:19]      and underneath there was soft garbage, this stuff from …

but
3sg impf cop below adv soft sg n adj garbage sg n exist impf hes
from
hes

86 (d) [2:23]      Fertilizer.

fertilizer sg m

87 (c) [2:23]      … [it and] – straw.

this sg f adj
straw sg f

88 (GK)       Aha.

bkch

89 (c) [2:24]      – down there. I got up and said [to myself] she’s chasing me.

disc
down adv
and
arise 1sg aor P
and
say 1sg pres I all.the.time adv
acc 1sg clt
chase 3sg pres I

90 (c) [2:26]      in order to beat me. But she’d gone back. And I thought

comp
acc 1sg clt
beat 3sg pres I
and
nom f 3sg
2sg pres aux clt
acc refl clt
return sg f L.part P
and
nom 1sg
say 1sg pres I

91 (c) [2:29]      she’s still chasing me. So there’s this river, our river over there,

constantly
acc 1sg clt
chase 3sg pres I nom sg n one f sg adj river sg f ost our sg f def adj river sg f down adv

92 (c) [2:32]      [and] I ran off there.

run.off 1sg aor P
to
there adv

93 (GK)       [laughter]

94 (RA)       [laughter]

95 (c) [2:34]      And I didn’t go [to school] any more.

and
already adv
neg
go 1sg aor P

         After you do the reaping, what do you do? You reap, you gather –


         No, no. Then ...


         We reap.


         … they gather it up into sheaves.


         We reap, and we thresh.


         We thresh, and we gather up the sheaves –


         How did you do the threshing?


         Well, with horses. Oho! Ho! Ee hoo!


         [laughter]


         Ohoho, Ohoho!


         [laughter] [inaudible]


         You, Blackie! You, Brownie!


         [laughter]


         [laughter]


         [laughter] And where did you do the threshing?


         In the threshing floor, in front of almost every house. Each has his own.


         Like here, in the yard!


         No, it was here …


         In the middle there was a tree, a pole …


         … right up here, there …


         … [that's what] we call it.


         … and that’s where we did the threshing.


         Yes?


         We get up early, lay it all down, and we chase [the horses] until it gets light,


         and we bring in all the sheaves.


         How do you lay it [all down there]?


         Sheaves, sheaves.


         Sheaves


         [unintelligible]


         sheaves. We lay it down ...


         [unintelligible] little by ...


         … [in] sheaves.


         … little.


         Everything in rows, in rows. We line them up one next to another


         and release the horses, and off after them! There’s two horses each [for]


         [for] some, [for] some three, [for] some – Each as many as he wants.


         Mmhm


         Each according to how many horses he has.


         And are the horses tied [to something] somewhere?


         They’re tied to a rope.


         They’re tied with a ring.


         Yes?


         One here, [one] here …


         A rope.


         … one here. And it’s tied here in the middle with a rope.


         And when he said “Turn!” the horse turns. They turn back [the other way].


         Will it wind up?


         What?


         The rope.


          Oh, the rope –


         [Yes], the rope winds up.


         The rope is tied here in the middle.


         No, on the pole! [Tell him] how the rope winds around it!


         Ah, ah, on the pole.


         [That’s what] they’re asking.


         We wind it around. It winds around like this.


         [It winds] around the [piece] of wood.


         As the horses go along, that’s how it winds up –


         Uh huh


         – the rope, up to the end. And then turn it back, and they turn around.


         By themselves.


         By themselves. [Well] no! We chase them!


         Aha.


         We chase them – someone [has to]. No other way. [If] they’re [left] alone


         they will otherwise munch from the pile of sheaves. They won’t –


         They won’t work!


         They won’t work! [laughter]


         They won’t work, but we – come on, you! Come on you! Hey you! Come on!


         [laughter]


         That’s how we lived. Backward ways.


         Ah, but let me tell you about my mother!


         Hah.


         Well, [it was] when I went to school. I come home and say, “Mama!


         The sheep were just lying down [so I left them]. But I’ve learned something!"


         “And what did you learn?” “ ‘The wolf howls in the high forest’ !”


         [laughter]


         [laughter]


         And she said to me, “Well, the wolf may howl [up there],


         but you! You – let’s see how you will howl [down here]!”


         [laughter]


         And she deceived me into coming into the sheep pen


         [laughter]


         And when she caught me, oh did she beat me!


         And I jumped from something like a small balcony, this high or so,


         and underneath there was soft garbage, this stuff from …


         Fertilizer.


         … [it and] – straw.


         Aha.


         – down there. I got up and said [to myself] she’s chasing me.


         in order to beat me. But she’d gone back. And I thought


         she’s still chasing me. So there’s this river, our river over there,


         [and] I ran off there.


         [laughter]


         [laughter]


         And I didn’t go [to school] any more.


1 (GK)       и слѐт като ожнѐте кво̀ пра̀ите жнѐте и сə сəбѝрате

2 (c) [0:02]       нѐ нѐ па

3 (d) [0:03]       жъ̀нем

4 (c) [0:04]       збѐрат го на сно̀пйе

5 (d) [0:05]       жъ̀неме вр̥шѐме

6 (c) [0:07]       па вр̥шѐме па збѝраме сно̀пйе та

7 (GK)       ка̀к се вəршѐеше

8 (c) [0:10]       е па с кон’ѐ о̀хохо ѝху

9 (d) [0:12]       [смях]

10 (c) [0:13]       о̀хохо о̀хохо

11 (d) [0:14]       [смях] [неразбрано]

12 (c) [0:15]       тѝ брѐ брѐ го̀рчо до̀рчо

13 (d) [0:17]       [смях]

14 (RA)       [смях]

15 (GK)       [смях] е кəдѐ вəршѐехте

16 (c) [0:21]       е па гу̀вна ѝма прет сѐка ка̀шта кома̀й сѐки си ѝма гу̀вно

17 (d) [0:25]       ѐ като ту̀ка дво̀ро

18 (c) [0:26]       нѐ е ту̀ка бѐше

19 (d) [0:27]       ка̀к е на среда̀та едно̀ дəрво̀ сто̀џер

20 (c) [0:28]       на̀ тѐ озго̀ре

21 (d) [0:29]       му вѝкаме

22 (c) [0:29]       тѐ ту̀ка на това̀ узго̀ре вр̥шѐеме

23 (GK)       да̀

24 (c) [0:32]       и ста̀неме ра̀но наса̀диме и си го̀ниме додѐка са̀мне

25 (c) [0:37]       иска̀раме вр̥о̀

26 (GK)       ка̀к се са̀ди

27 (d) [0:40]       сно̀пите сно̀пите

28 (c) [0:41]       сно̀пите

29 (d) [0:41]       [неразбрано]

30 (c) [0:41]       сно̀пи и го наса̀диме

31 (d) [0:42]       [неразбрано] пулѐка

32 (c) [0:43]       сно̀пите

33 (d) [0:43]       пулѐка

34 (c) [0:44]       сѐ на рѐт на рѐт нарѐдим така̀ едѝн до едѝн

35 (c) [0:47]       и пу̀штиме кон’ѐту а̀йдѐ по н’ѝм та ѝма по два̀ ко̀н’а

36 (c) [0:51]       н’еко̀й вршѝ нѐкой трѝ нѐко ко̀й ко̀ку си ѝска

37 (GK)       əмхəм

38 (c) [0:54]       ко̀й ко̀ку си ѝма кон’ѐ

39 (GK)       а конѐте въ̀рзани ли са нѐйде

40 (c) [0:57]       така̀ са въ̀рзани на вəжѐ

41 (d) [0:59]       тѐ сə въ̀рзани сəс алка̀

42 (GK)       да

43 (c) [1:00]       ту̀ка едѝн ту̀ка

44 (d) [1:01]       йа̀жи

45 (c) [1:01]       ту̀ка и ту̀ка на стреда̀та е вр̥жа̀но с важѐ

46 (c) [1:05]       и като рѐче о̀бəрни и о̀н’а се объ̀рне ко̀н’о обр̥̀нат се

47 (GK)       ама то̀й се навѝва ли

48 (c) [1:11]       ха̀

49 (GK)       вəжѐто

50 (c) [1:12]       а̀ важѐто

51 (d) [1:12]       важето е па навѝва сe

52 (c) [1:13]       важѐто е вр̥̀зано така̀ на стреда̀та

53 (d) [1:15]       нѐ на сто̀џеро ка̀к се навѝва важѐто

54 (c) [1:17]       а̀ а̀ на сто̀џеро

55 (d) [1:18]       тѐ пѝтат

56 (c) [1:19]       навѝваме така̀ навѝва се

57 (d) [1:20]       на дəрво̀то

58 (c) [1:20]       кон’ѐто си го како̀ вр̥ва̀т и о̀но се навѝва

59 (GK)       əхə

60 (c) [1:23]       важѐто до кра̀й и тə о̀бр̥ни го и онѝ се обр̥̀штат

61 (GK)       самѝ

62 (c) [1:28]       самѝ нѐ го̀ниме си ги

63 (GK)       əхə

64 (c) [1:31]       нѝе си ги го̀ниме нѐкой не мо̀же онѝ самѝ

65 (c) [1:34]       че си зо̀бат та̀м вр̥о̀ ѝначе нѐма да

66 (GK)       нѐма да рабо̀тат

67 (d) [1:37]       нѐма да рабо̀тат [смях]

68 (c) [1:39]       нѐма да рабо̀тат а нѝе а̀йде брѐ а̀йде брѐ у̀бре а̀йде

69 (RA)       [смях]

70 (c) [1:42]       та тѐ така̀ сме живейа̀ли про̀сти ра̀боти

71 (c) [1:46]       а̀ па да ви ка̀жа ма̀к’а ми

72 (GK)       ха̀

73 (c) [1:48]       па като ойдо̀ на учѝлишти̭ и йа̀ ѝда и вѝкам ма̀мо

74 (c) [1:54]       офцѝте лежа̀ли са ама йа̀ се па научѝх

75 (c) [1:58]       е како̀ научѝ въ̀лкəт вѝе нə в гора̀та

76 (d) [2:02]       [смях]

77 (RA)       [смях]

78 (c) [2:03]       она̀ ми вѝка е въ̀лкəт че вѝе и нѐ

79 (c) [2:06]       ама тѝ тѝ да вѝиме како̀ че вѝеш

80 (RA)       [смях]

81 (c) [2:09]       и ме излага̀ улезна̀х при офцѝте

82 (RA)       [смях]

83 (c) [2:13]       па като ме уловѝ та бо̀й та бо̀й

84 (c) [2:16]       та од едно̀ балко̀нче те то̀лко кома̀й рипна̀х

85 (c) [2:19]       ама бѐше оздо̀ле мѐко г’у̀бре ѝмаше тако̀ва от ə

86 (d) [2:23]       то̀р

87 (c) [2:23]       тес сла̀ма

88 (GK)       аха

89 (c) [2:24]       та до̀ле па стана̀ и вѝкам сѐ ме го̀ни

90 (c) [2:26]       да ме бѝе а она̀ си се вр̥на̀ла а йа̀ вѝкам

91 (c) [2:29]       сѐ ме го̀ни та то̀ една̀ рѐка тѐ на̀шата рѐка до̀ле

92 (c) [2:32]       одбега̀ до та̀м

93 (GK)       [смях]

94 (RA)       [смях]

95 (c) [2:34]       и вѐче не ойдо̀

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Recommended Model for Citations

Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)
Babjak 1: 13-15. In: Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)

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