Stančov Han 3
1 (c) [0:00] The youth run off to the city, all of them, and they’ve left only old people here
|young sg m def adj||people sg m||escape 3sg pres P||in||city sg m def||all sg m def adj||leave 3sg aor P||only adv||old.man pl m def||here adv|
2 (PSh) [cough]
3 (c) [0:05] to live out their lives, and that’s it. And everything’s been abandoned.
|comp||acc refl clt||live.out 3pl pres P||life sg m def||and||this sg n adj||3sg pres cop clt||[...]||and||become.desolate 3sg aor P||everything sg n|
4 (c) [0:10] In the old days you had here estates, with fruit trees [or]
|here adv||property sg m||here adv||fruit pl adj||tree pl n||at||time sg n def|
5 (EE) Hm.
6 (c) [0:13] with little gardens each nicer than the other. Everyone had equipped his, set it up –
|from||pretty pl adj||more||pretty pl adj||small.garden pl f||each sg m adj||dat refl clt||3sg impf aux||furnish sg m L.part P||arrange sg m L.part P|
7 (c) [0:17] [but then] they built the state farms, amalgamated the land,
|make 3pl aor P||state.farm sg n||make 3pl aor P||large.field pl m|
8 (c) [0:18] drove [everything off], did [all that], told lies, stole – and finally it all went bankrupt.
|drive 3pl aor I||make 3pl aor||lie 3pl impf I||steal 3pl aor||most||after adv||go.bankrupt 3sg aor P||everything sg n def|
9 (c) [0:22] and now it’s all gone to waste. Nothing. The fields neither get mown
|and||now adv||everything sg n||become.desolate 3sg aor P||nothing sg n||field pl m||neither||acc refl clt||mow 3sg pres I|
10 (c) [0:26] nor reaped nor nothing any more. Nothing gets sown.
|neither||acc refl clt||reap 3sg pres I||neither||nothing sg n||already adv||neg||acc refl clt||sow 3sg pres I|
11 (c) [0:31] This guy sells me fodder for thirty or forty levs and I feed the pig
|sell 3sg pres I||nom m 3sg||acc 1sg||thirty||forty||lev ct m||fodder sg m||and||comp||feed 1sg pres I||nom 1sg||pig sg n|
12 (c) [0:36] and chickens and this and that [with it]. It’s a hopeless case.
|and||chicken pl f||and||this sg n adj||that sg n adj||nom f 3sg||lose sg f P.part P||thing sg f|
13 (PSh) Don’t you raise any livestock now?
|neg||dat refl clt||interr clt||look 2sg pres I||now adv||some.kind sg m adj||livestock sg m|
14 (c) [0:41] Yes, I still do …
|disc||look 1sg pres I||still adv|
15 (EE) Uh huh.
16 (c) [0:41] … but we’re going to get rid of them already. Now in the autumn
|but||fut||acc 3pl clt||rub.out 1pl pres I||already adv||ost||now adv||autumn sg f def|
17 (c) [0:43] we’ll clear [them out] – we’ll slaughter [them] and be done with it …
|already adv||fut||clean 1pl pres I||fut||acc 3pl clt||slaughter 1pl pres I||fut||remove 1pl pres I|
18 (PSh) You have little sheep?
|small.sheep pl f||dat refl clt||have 2sg pres I|
19 (c) [0:46] … because there’s nothing to do with them, no way to breed them.
|because||pres neg exist||what sg n interr||comp||acc 3pl clt||do 1pl pres||pres neg exist||with||what sg n interr||comp||acc 3pl clt||breed 1pl pres P|
20 (c) [0:51] That’s [all] expensive and our pensions are “feeble”.
|disc||expensive adv||pension pl f def||weak pl f adj|
21 (PSh) Earlier on did you have cattle, a cart, a carriage, something?
|and||before adv||exist impf||interr clt||big sg m adj||livestock sg m||cart sg f||carriage sg f||something sg n|
22 (c) [0:58] A cart, carriages, tractors, machines – they wasted it all. They sold them, stole them,
|cart f sg||carriage pl f||tractor pl m||machine pl f||everything sg n||destroy 3pl aor P||sell 3pl aor P||acc 3pl clt||steal 3pl aor P||acc 3pl clt|
23 (c) [1:06] everything’s gone bankrupt and there’s no longer anything to work with.
|and||everything sg n||go.bankrupt 3sg aor P||and||pres neg exist||already adv||with||what sg n interr||comp||acc refl clt||work 3sg pres I|
24 (c) [1:08] I have one donkey and it barely carries me –
|have 1sg pres I||one sg n adj||donkey sg n||ost||such sg n adj||barely adv||acc 1sg||drive 3sg pres I|
25 (c) [1:11] it goes [laughter], and [all I do] is get annoyed with it.
|go 3sg pres I||comp||acc refl clt||be.angry 1sg pres I||with||acc n 3sg|
26 (EE) Mm.
27 (c) [1:12] But in the old days here – we have here a village higher up
|but||one sg n adj||time sg n||here adv||here adv||have 1pl pres I||one sg n adj||village sg n||above adv|
28 (c) [1:19] that’s called Vastiltsi. There were forty houses or so,
|Vastiltsi pl place||acc refl clt||say 3sg pres I||and||3pl impf cop||towards||forty||house pl f|
29 (c) [1:21] and forty pairs of hinnies. Hinnies – do you know what a hinny is?
|forty||pair ct m||hinny pl m||hinny pl m||know 2sg pres I||interr clt||acc n 3sg clt||what sg n interr||3sg pres cop clt||hinny sg m|
30 (c) [1:26] A hinny is bigger than a donkey. Strong animals, [strong as] steel.
|hinny sg m||3sg pres cop clt||from||donkey sg n def||more||big sg n adj||healthy pl adj||animal pl n||steel.like pl adj|
31 (c) [1:29] There were lime pits here too, they burned lime. Every day there would pass by here
|here adv||impf exist||and||lime.pit pl f||burn 3pl impf I||lime sg m||each sg m adj||day sg m||here adv||pass 3pl pres I|
32 (c) [1:34] twenty or thirty freight carriages with a load of a thousand kilos each.
|by||twenty||thirty||carriage pl f||freight pl adj||with||by||thousand sg f||kilogram ct m||load sg m|
33 (c) [1:35] They go off to the city, take it to [railroad] cars
|and||depart 3pl pres I||for||in||city sg m def||drive 3pl pres I||to||car pl m|
34 (c) [1:41] and a series of other things. But now it’s all gone to ruin.
|and||row sg m||other pl adj||thing pl f||and||now adv||sink 3sg aor P||everything sg n|
35 (c) [1:45] And before the elections they promised they would fix up the lime pits, but they forgot.
|and||before||election pl m def||promise 3pl aor I||fut||acc 3pl clt||make 3pl pres||lime.pit pl f def||again adv||forget 3pl aor P|
36 (c) [1:48] After we elected them they forgot. They settled in up there, they eat and drink
|when conj||acc 3pl clt||choose 1pl aor P||forget 3pl aor P||settle 3pl aor P||acc refl clt||above adv||and||eat 3pl pres I||and||drink 3pl pres I|
37 (c) [1:53] and nothing more. And there’s no work for the people, the youth.
|and||more adv||nothing sg n||and||pres neg exist||work sg f||for||people sg m def||youth pl m|
38 (c) [1:56] I have a boy about your age now. He finished [school]
|nom 1sg||have 1sg pres I||one sg n adj||boy sg n||thus adv||like||acc 2pl||now adv||finish 3sg aor P|
39 (c) [2:00] [but] can’t find work. He just barely now got [a job as] a watchman
|neg||can 3sg pres I||comp||find 3sg pres P||work sg f||barely adv||now adv||acc refl clt||catch sg m L.part P||guard sg m|
40 (c) [2:03] at a hotel there [in town, for three thousand levs, [that’s what] they pay him.
|at||one sg m adj||hotel sg m||there adv||for||three||thousand pl f||lev ct m||dat m 3sg clt||pay 3pl pres I|
41 (c) [2:06] I said, “Grandpa’s one, that [much money] is not even enough for your cigarettes.”
|say 1sg aor P||grandfather voc sg m||nom 3pl||only adv||for||cigarette pl f||neg||dat 2sg clt||suffice 3pl pres I||nom 3pl|
42 (c) [2:09] Only for cigarettes, three thousand levs! (He smokes [these] modern cigarettes.)
|only adv||for||cigarette pl f||three||thousand pl f||lev ct m||nom m 3sg||smoke 3sg pres I||modern pl adj||cigarette pl f|
43 (c) [2:13] And when you add it up he doesn’t have anything left. But he goes there.
|and||when conj||calculate 2sg pres P||disc||neg||dat m 3sg clt||remain 3sg pres I||nothing sg n||but||go 3sg pres I||there adv|
44 (c) [2:19] What can he do? No other way. His mother supports him, teaches him,
|what sg n interr||comp||do 3sg pres I||pres neg exist||where interr||mother sg f||dat m 3sg clt||acc m 3sg clt||support 3sg pres P||teach 3sg pres I||acc m 3sg clt|
45 (c) [2:21] does this and that, and in the end he’s a night watchman there at the hotel.
|do 3sg pres I||do 3sg pres I||and||at||end sg m def||there adv||at||hotel sg m def||watchman sg m||night sg n adj||time sg n|
46 (c) [2:26] Those [others] sleep, and he keeps watch over them.
|that pl adj||sleep 3pl pres I||nom m 3sg||acc 3pl clt||watch.over 3sg pres I|
47 (PSh) Huh.