1 (a) [0:00] Well [that’s what we] deserve now. After that, I had a hard time.
|disc||disc||hes||deserved indcl adj||3sg pres cop clt||now||that conj||after||this sg n med adj||dat 1sg clt||3sg impf cop||painful adv|
2 (a) [0:03] We were – he said, in – we joined this cooperative farm,
|1pl impf cop||call 3sg pres I||in||this sg n prox adj||in||cooperative farm sg n||enter 1pl aor P|
3 (a) [0:04] [and we thought] we were going to die of hunger.
|this sg n med adj||fut||die 1pl pres P||hungry pl adj|
4 (c) [0:06] Ah, that –
|ost||that sg n dist adj|
5 (a) [0:07] Fine. But it wasn’t [so] bad, we were – how [were we going] to work?
|good adv||but||disc||and||neg||be sg n L.part||bad sg n adj||
||1pl impf cop||how interr||fut||work 1pl pres I|
6 (a) [0:11] [Well,] we got used to it. We [would] go out in groups to work
|accustom 1pl aor P||to||this sg n med adj||dat refl clt||emerge 1pl pres I||in||group sg f||work 1pl pres I|
7 (a) [0:14] people would sing, play music, and then these machines appeared
|sing 3pl pres I||people pl def||play 3pl pres I||
||and||emerge 3pl aor P||machine pl f|
8 (a) [0:16] they’d plant the tobacco, and then [we’d] transplant the seedlings.
|sow 3pl pres I||
||tobacco sg m def||thus med adv||acc refl clt||transplant 3sg pres I|
9 (a) [0:18] It was a lot of work, we had many years like that.
|disc||much adv||3sg impf cop||spend 1pl aor P||many adv||year pl f||
[ … ]
||with||this sg n med adj|
10 (a) [0:21] Nobody from the cooperative farm ever came to ask us [to pay] tax
||nobody sg m||neg||acc 1pl clt||seek 3sg impf I||for||tax sg m||from||this pl med adj||
||cooperative farm sg n def|
11 (a) [0:25] You can say they didn’t pay me much but still we were content
|can pres imprs||call 3sg pres I||that conj||little adv||dat 1sg clt||pay 3pl pres I||but||however adv||1pl impf cop||content pl adj|
12 (a) [0:28] with that, weren’t we Delcho? That’s how it was, right, son?
|on||this sg n med adj||nom 1pl||interr||Delcho sg m name||thus med adv||3sg impf cop||son voc sg m|
13 (c) [0:31] That’s how it was.
|thus med adv||3sg impf cop|
14 (a) [0:30] Hah. So we give, the cooperative farm takes, they give us [back] –
|disc||and||give 1pl impf I||already adv||nom m 3sg||take 3pl pres I||cooperative farm sg n def||nom 3pl||
||dat 1pl clt||give 3pl pres I|
15 (a) [0:34] We – we were all in the same house, three brothers,
|nom 1pl||[ … ]||1pl impf cop||
||in||one sg f adj||house sg f||three||
||three an.num||brother ct m|
16 (a) [0:37] here in the house I married into. Yes, three brothers in one house.
|here adv||rel||1sg pres aux clt||acc refl clt||marry sg f L.part P||nom 1sg||three an.num||brother ct m||in||one sg f adj||dat refl clt||house sg f|
17 (a) [0:40] [And] we built a little house for one brother in the lower quarter down there,
|make 1pl aor P||for||one sg m def adj||brother sg m||there adv||down adv||lower sg f def adj||district sg f||one sg f adj||small house sg f|
18 (a) [0:43] we did that. And then, poor guy, his wife died, so he –
|make 1pl aor P||nom m 3sg||pauper sg m def||die 3sg aor P||and||wife sg f def||dat m 3sg clt||and||nom m 3sg|
19 (a) [0:45] he has a little daughter, she’s married off in another village,
|and||one sg f adj||daughter sg f||have 3sg pres I||and||there adv||marry sg f P.part I||in||other sg n adj||village sg n|
20 (a) [0:49] in Krivo Pole. So now the house is sitting empty, nobody lives in it.
|in||Krivo Pole sg n place||and||now adv||house sg f def||dat refl clt||stand 3sg pres I||neg exist||people pl||in||acc f 3sg|
21 (a) [0:52] And we here, in my brother’s [house], thanks to the – to this cooperative farm
|and||nom 1pl||here adv||in||brother sg m||thanks sg n||to||this sg n prox adj||
||to||this sg n med adj||cooperative farm sg n|
22 (a) [0:54] we worked a lot. We were young, we could work [hard]. We earned a wage
|work 1pl impf I||much adv||young pl adj||1pl impf cop||can 1pl impf I||comp||work 1pl pres I||earn 1pl aor P||dat refl clt||money pl.t|
23 (a) [0:59] and built my daughter an apartment (in a complex) in Haskovo from that work.
|to||daughter sg f def||make 1pl aor P||apartment complex sg m||in||Haskovo sg n place||from||labor sg m|
24 (a) [1:01] We grow a lot of tobacco, we’ve just planted some now.
|tobacco sg m||sow 1pl pres I||much adv||this sg n med adj||3sg pres cop clt||this sg prox adj||now adv||1pl pres aux clt||sow pl L.part I|
25 (a) [1:04] [But] two years ago my daughter was laid off from her job, they laid her off.
|two f||year pl f||become 3sg aor P||daughter sg f def||acc f 3sg clt||curtail 3pl aor P||from||work sg f def||curtail 3pl aor P||acc f 3sg clt|
26 (a) [1:08] She was the chief accountant; she’d finished secondary school and
|and||3sg impf cop||principal sg m adj||accountant sg m||middle sg n adj||education sg n||finish 3sg aor P||and|
27 (a) [1:11] studied accounting for two years. And then they laid her off.
|and||two f||year pl f||accountant sg m||follow 3sg aor I||and||and||acc f 3sg clt||curtail 3pl aor P|
28 (a) [1:13] Now she’s out of a job, and what are we going to do now?
|now adv||3sg pres cop clt||without||work sg f||and||now adv||what sg n interr||comp||do 1pl pres I||nom 1pl|
29 (a) [1:17] She’s got kids. They’re married but still, when you’re a grandmother
|fut||have 3sg pres I||child pl n||nom 3pl||acc refl clt||marry 3pl aor P||but||all adv||again adv||grandmother sg f||when inter.rel||3sg pres cop clt|
30 (a) [1:20] they want [things] when they come, and you have to give them something.
|want 3pl pres I||interr||when inter.rel||come 3pl pres P||again adv||must pres imprs||comp||give 2sg pres P||something sg n|
31 (a) [1:22] It shouldn’t be like that, yet now [you’ve got]
||neg||must pres imprs||thus med adv||comp||3sg pres cop clt||but||and||now adv|
32 (a) [1:26] “Buy me this, Granny,” they say. “Buy me [that], Grandpa.”
|buy sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||grandmother voc sg f||call 3pl pres I||buy sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||grandfather sg m|
33 (b) [1:26] “Oh, Granny, oh!” they say, and things like that. [laughter]
|excl||and||grandmother voc sg f||excl||call 3sg pres I||such pl med adj||thing pl f|
34 (a) [1:29] And now [one of the kids] went to the other grandfather, and [once again]:
|now||go sg n L.part P||to||other sg m def adj||grandfather sg m||now adv|
35 (b) [1:31] “Buy me this, Granny! Buy me [that], Grandpa!”
|buy sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||grandmother voc sg f||buy sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||grandfather sg m|
36 (a) [1:32] “Oh, [why can’t] grandpa take me somewhere?!”
|excl||grandfather sg m||comp||acc 1sg clt||take 3sg pres P|
37 (b) [1:33] But Granny doesn’t have any [money] to buy [anything] with.
|and||grandmother sg f||not have 3sg pres I||from where adv||comp||buy 3sg pres P|
38 (a) [1:35] Granny doesn’t have anywhere to go thing, that woman’s on a pension.
|grandmother sg f||not have 3sg pres I||and||to||where interr||
||on||pension sg f||3sg pres cop clt||that sg f dist adj||woman sg f|
39 (b) [1:38] [Careful,] they’ve recorded [what you said].
|here adv||acc 2sg clt||record 3pl aor P|
40 (a) [1:39] So let them record me! They had given [me] the pension …
|hort||acc 1sg clt||record 3sg pres P||3pl impf aux||dat 1pl clt||give pl L.part P||pension sg f def|
41 (b) [1:41] [Ah, OK,] it’s like that. There’s nothing wrong [with it].
|this sg n med adj||dat refl clt||3sg pres cop clt||thus med adv||what sg n interr||comp||neg||3sg pres cop clt||something sg n||
||crooked sg n adj|
42 (a) [1:41] … from my work, it was earned from the tobacco, this tobacco.
|from||labor sg m||mean 3sg pres I||tobacco sg m||acc refl clt||3sg pres aux clt||earn sg n L.part I||ost||this sg m prox adj||tobacco sg m|
43 (a) [1:44] earned from a – thousand, a thousand and
|acc refl clt||3sg pres aux clt||earn sg n L.part I||to||to||thousand sg f||and||thousand sg f||and|
44 (a) [1:47] a hundred fifty kilograms, and fourteen hundred kilograms
|hundred||and||fifty||kilogram ct m||and||thousand sg f||and||four hundred||kilogram ct m|
45 (a) [1:48] to get a better pension, up to one thousand eight hundred
|for||pension sg f||comp||acc refl clt||increase 3sg pres P||to||thousand||and||eight hundred|
46 (a) [1:52] and fifty kilograms. For tobacco, that’s two thousand two hundred
|and||fifty||kilogram ct m||this sg n med adj||3sg pres cop clt||tobacco sg m||by||two f||thousand pl f||and||two.hundred|
47 (a) [1:55] poles, and fifty [more] poles, each of them three meters long.
|pole ct m||and||fifty||mean 3sg pres I||pole pl m||by||three||meter ct m||long pl adj|
48 (a) [1:58] Well, with Grandpa we’d string [the tobacco] also at night, but now [they]
|but||with||grandfather sg m def||string 1pl impf I||and||at.night adv||but||and||now adv|
49 (a) [2:00] came from Haskovo to work, and they string [tobacco] on Sunday
|come 3pl aor P||from||Haskovo sg n place||to||work sg f||and||nom 3pl||string 3pl pres I||on||Sunday sg m adj||day sg m|
50 (a) [2:02] and two of them marked off [a patch], and they sit and –
|and||two an.num||again adv||dat refl clt||acc m 3sg clt||mark 3sg pres I||sit down 3sg pres I||and|
51 (a) [2:04] we’d bought a TV, and they grabbed it! And now they have it tied
|and||television sg m||dat refl clt||buy 1pl aor P||snatch 3pl pres P||acc m 3sg clt||ost||there adv||acc m 3sg clt||tie up 3pl pres P|
52 (a) [2:08] up there and they string tobacco, and sing, and string, like a machine.
|and||string 3pl pres I||and||sing 3pl pres I||and||string 3pl pres I||but||
||like||machine sg f|
53 (a) [2:12] But I’ve already put [all] this aside,
|but||already adv||nom 1sg||put 1sg aor P||acc m 3sg clt||on|
54 (a) [2:13] We’re old, we can’t do this kind of work any more.
|disc||nom 1pl||already adv||and||work sg f def||dat 1pl clt||such sg f med adj||already adv||neg||can 1pl pres I|
55 (a) [2:15] But what can we do? I want to [work], but I can’t move about,
|but||what sg n interr||comp||do 1pl pres I||again adv||want 1sg pres I||neg||can 1sg pres I||comp||walk 1sg pres I|
56 (a) [2:18] and yet I want to go off and pick a bit [of tobacco]
|but||want 1sg pres I||comp||go 1sg pres P||now adv||and||comp||little adv||comp||gather 1sg pres I|
57 (a) [2:20] to be of use to my daughter [who] picks tobacco all alone
|comp||become 1sg pres P||benefit sg f||daughter sg f def||alone sg f||tobacco sg m||gather 3sg pres I|
58 (a) [2:23] You see, she picked a bucketful [unintelligible]
|look sg imv I||ost||here adv||gather sg f L.part P||one sg f adj||bucket sg f||for|
59 (b) [2:25] [laughter]
60 (a) [2:26] And then there’s another one –
|and||other sg f adj||still adv||pres exist||one sg f adj|
61 (b) [2:28] [laughter]
62 (a) [2:28] So how can I tell you about –?
|and||what sg n interr||comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P||for||for|
63 (a) [2:29] Things for me this year look like an uphill struggle.
|[...]||[...]||now adv||dat 1sg clt||acc refl clt||see 3sg pres P||very adv||strenuous adv||this sg f med adj||year sg f|
64 (a) [2:32] You see, in the cooperative farm we earned a lot, built an apartment complex
|mean 3sg pres I||
||cooperative farm sg n def||so much adv||1pl impf aux||earn 1sg pres P||dat refl clt||apartment complex sg m||dat refl clt||make 1pl aor P|
65 (a) [2:35] and we even built a house even here. And [something] left over for the other brother.
|and||even adv||and||here adv||house sg f||dat refl clt||make 1pl aor P||and||to||that sg m dist adj||brother sg m||remain 3sg aor P|
66 (a) [2:39] And [then] all these people, Turks, came, they came each with a donkey.
|and||all pl def||people pl||Turk pl m||come 3pl aor P||by||with||one sg n adj||donkey sg n||go 3pl aor P|
67 (a) [2:41] They had nothing more than a quilt on their backs
|not have 3pl impf I||what sg n interr||with||one sg m adj||quilt sg m||on||back sg m def|
68 (a) [2:44] and from among the villagers who were living where the cooperative farm is,
|and||from||here adv||villager pl m def||where interr||3sg pres cop clt||cooperative farm sg n|
69 (a) [2:46] those who were richer moved up to the cities, while
|who pl rel||3pl impf cop||more||landowner pl m||lift 3pl aor P||acc refl clt||by||city pl m||but|
70 (a) [2:49] the poorer people [like us] joined the cooperative farm to work here [laughter]
|more||poor pl def adj||people pl||in||cooperative farm sg n def||enter 1pl aor P||comp||work 1pl pres I||here adv|
71 (c) [2:52] Should we be going?
|comp||stand 1pl pres I|
72 (a) [2:54] And that’s how it was. And we were very satisfied for many years.
|and||thus med adv||3sg impf cop||and||1pl impf cop||content pl adj||very adv||many adv||year pl f|
73 (a) [2:57] It was good. We had a good life. But now – now,
|good adv||spend 1pl aor P||nice sg m adj||life sg m||but||now adv||now adv|
74 (a) [3:02] all this, the way it’s been the last three years –
|this sg n prox adj||this sg n prox adj||how rel||become 3sg aor P||already adv||three||year pl f|
75 (b) [3:02] It was good, how could it be otherwise?
|but||nice adv||3sg impf cop||why interr||comp||neg||3sg impf cop|
76 (b) [3:04] Traki would lead the dance and we’d dance (with) Traki.
|Traki sg m name||lead in 3sg pres I||round dance sg n def||nom 1pl||dance 1pl pres I||Traki sg m name|
77 (a) [3:06] And in the fields people [would] sing, play music [while they were on] …
|and||in||field sg n def||sing 3pl pres I||play 3pl pres I||people pl def|
78 (b) [3:08] Ah, good. It was good.
|excl||nice adv||3sg impf cop||nice adv|
79 (a) [3:08] the work brigades. This machine goes along and you spray from a small cask
|brigade sg f def||machine sg f def||walk 3sg pres I||spray 2sg pres I||this sg n med adj||small cask m|
80 (b) [3:10] Yes.
81 (a) [3:10] hoisted on it; water keeps flowing. Everything was fine.
|carry 3sg pres I||acc refl clt||water sg f def||flow 3sg pres I||3sg impf cop||and||nice adv|
82 (a) [3:13] But now, now, we have to plant tobacco using a little donkey, my son!
|disc||now adv||and||now adv||nom 1pl||now adv||acc m 3sg clt||sow 1pl pres P||tobacco sg m def||with||donkey sg n def||child sg n|
83 (b) [3:18] [laughter]
84 (a) [3:18] With a donkey! How can you plant three decares …
|with||donkey sg n||what sg n interr||comp||sow 2sg pres P||three||decare pl n|
85 (b) [3:20] [laughter]
86 (a) [3:22] … with a donkey? Can it carry the water on its back?
|with||donkey sg n||on||back sg m def||water sg m def||carry 3sg pres I||interr clt||acc refl clt|
87 (b) [3:24] We’ll buy a tractor.
|tractor sg m||fut||dat refl clt||buy 1pl pres P|
88 (a) [3:25] Do we have the money to buy a tractor now? No, we don’t.
|have 1pl pres I||interr clt||money pl.t||comp||buy 1pl pres P||tractor sg m||now adv||not have 1pl pres I|
89 (a) [3:28] If [only] we had money to buy a tractor [laughter] for plowing!
|disc||if conj||pres exist||money pl.t||comp||buy 1pl pres P||tractor sg m||comp||plow 3sg pres I|
90 (b) [3:31] [unintelligible]
91 (a) [3:31] [As it is, the one who] plows a decare-large field [for us] will say give [me]
|but||now adv||when rel||plow 3sg pres P||one sg m adj||decare sg m||field sg f||give sg imv P||give sg imv P|
92 (a) [3:34] a hundred levs, give [me] ninety levs, give [me] a hundred and fifty levs.
|hundred||lev ct m||say 3sg pres I||give sg imv P||ninety||lev ct m||give sg imv P||hundred||and||fifty||lev ct m|
93 (a) [3:37] [It’s hard, because] the [value of] money has fallen.
|but||money pl.t def||fall 3pl aor P|