1 (a) [0:01] Children – there was this tale, and I’m going to tell it to you.
|child pl n||exist impf||tale sg f||and||acc f 3sg||fut||dat 2pl clt||acc f 3sg clt||tell 1sg pres P|
2 (a) [0:12] A mother had nine sons and one daughter. A mother had nine sons.
|have sg f L.part||mother sg f||nine||son ct m||and||one acc sg f adj||daughter acc sg f||mother sg f||have sg f L.part||nine||son ct m|
3 (EU) Uh huh.
4 (a) [0:22] and one daughter. Ah, you young ones – come out [of the sun and over]
|and||one sg f adj||daughter sg f||old.woman voc sg f||[…]||[...]||[...]||come.out pl imv P|
5 (a) [0:24] into the shade, my dears, so you don’t get ill [from the heat]
|to||shade acc sg f||mother voc sg f||comp||dat 2pl clt||neg||become 3sg pres P||bad adv|
6 (EU) I’m fine here
|here adv||1sg pres cop clt||good adv|
7 (VZh) I’m OK, I’ll just pour a bit of water over my head, and I’ll be fine.
|nom 1sg||1sg pres cop clt||good adv||now adv||fut||dat refl clt||pour 1sg pres P||head sg f def||and||1sg pres cop clt||good adv|
8 (a) [0:30] And her youngest son saw the daughter married,
|disc||and||most||young sg m def adj||son sg m||acc f 3sg clt||marry sg m L.part P||daughter acc sg f def|
9 (a) [0:39] past nine villages to the tenth.
|through||nine||village pl n||to||tenth sg n adj|
10 (EU) Uh huh.
11 (a) [0:44] And the black plague learned [of them] and killed off [all] nine sons.
|and||acc refl clt||learn 3sg aor P||black sg f adj||plague sg f||exterminate sg f L.part P||nine def||son ct m|
12 (a) [0:50] And the youngest was Lazar.
|and||most||young sg m def adj||be sg m L.part||Lazar sg m name|
13 (EU) Uh huh.
14 (a) [0:54] He [had] helped [his sister, and] she married [and moved] far away, and –
|nom m 3sg||help sg m L.part P||and||acc refl clt||marry sg f L.part P||far adv||and|
15 (a) [0:58] and her mother cursed– cursed him constantly.
|and||mother sg f def||dat f 3sg clt||all adv||[…]||acc m 3sg clt||3sg pres aux clt||curse sg f L.part I|
16 (EU) Uh huh.
17 (a) [1:01] And the black plague came and killed the nine sons.
|and||come sg f L.part P||black sg f adj||plague sg f||exterminate sg f L.part P||nine def||son ct m|
18 (a) [1:06] And they called the sister Petkana, the one [now] beyond the nine villages
|and||sister acc sg f def||acc f 3sg clt||call pl L.part I||Petkana voc sg f name||nom f 3sg||across||nine def||village pl n|
19 (a) [1:13] in the tenth. And the mother, the plague [having] killed all [of them]
|in||tenth sg n def adj||and||mother sg f def||plague sg f def||exterminate sg f L.part P||all pl def adj|
20 (a) [1:18] dug [all] nine graves. But [because] the daughter had married [far off]
|dig sg f L.part P||nine def||grave ct m||but||disc||daughter sg f def||dat refl clt||marry sg f L.part P|
21 (a) [1:25] and she didn’t come. Thus the mother sat [alone] in her room,
|but||neg||come 3sg pres I||and||mother sg f def||dat refl clt||thus adv||sit sg f L.part I||in||room acc sg f def|
22 (a) [1:31] a room [now] overgrown with wormwood and weeds, and kept cursing that Lazar,
|overgrow sg f L.part P||room sg f def||with||wormwood pl m||with||hes||weed pl m||and||all adv||curse sg f L.part I||this acc sg m med adj||Lazar acc sg m name|
23 (a) [1:41] who had seen her daughter married past nine villages to the tenth.
|rel||acc f 3sg clt||marry sg f L.part P||daughter acc sg f def||across||nine||village pl n||in||tenth sg n adj|
24 (a) [1:46] [As for him] one day he started to pray to God: “Dear God, oh Lord,
|nom m 3sg||one sg m adj||time sg m||sit 3sg pres P||and||acc refl clt||pray sg m L.part I||to||God acc sg m||God voc sg m||dear sg m adj||Lord voc sg m|
26 (a) [1:57] into a wine jug, so I can go and bring my sister Petkana home to my mother.”
|to||hes||jug acc sg f||comp||go 1sg pres P||comp||bring 1sg pres P||sister acc sg f||Petkana acc sg f name||to||my acc sg f adj||mother acc sg f|
27 (a) [2:05] And he set off through the nine villages and into the tenth. He went there
|and||go sg m L.part P||through||nine def||village pl n||to||tenth sg n def adj||and||there adv||go sg m L.part P|
28 (a) [2:16] and started to – and she made him welcome and said
|take sg m L.part P||hes||nom f 3sg||make sg f L.part I||welcome adv||with||acc m 3sg||and||say sg f L.part P|
29 (a) [2:20] "Oh Lazar brother of mine, oh Lazar, why does your hand reek of mold?"
|brother voc sg m||Lazar voc sg m name||Lazar voc sg m name||why interr||dat 2sg clt||hand sg f||of||mold sg m||smell 3sg pres I|
30 (a) [2:25] He’d come out of the grave [of course], God had transformed him, his hand was stinking
|disc||nom m 3sg||exit sg m L.part||from||grave sg m def||God sg m||acc m 3sg clt||transform sg m L.part P||stink sg f L.part I||dat m 3sg clt||hand sg f|
31 (a) [2:30] of mold (he was dead, after all). So he said to her,
|of||mold sg m||interr clt||3sg pres cop clt||dead.person sg m||and||nom m 3sg||nom m 3sg||then adv||acc f 3sg clt||say sg m L.part P|
32 (a) [2:35] "Petkana Petkana, sister of mine, we were nine brothers,
|sister voc sg f||Petkana voc sg f name||Petkana voc sg f name||nom 1pl||1pl pres cop clt||nine def||people pl f||brother pl m|
33 (a) [2:29] and the nine of us built nine houses. And [the job that] fell to me
|nine||1pl pres cop clt||house pl f||make pl L.part P||and||to||dat 1sg||acc refl clt||fall 3sg aor P|
34 (a) [2:44] was to dig out the earth. This is why my hand smells of mold."
|earth acc sg f def||comp||remove 1sg pres P||for.this adv||dat 1sg clt||hand sg f||of||mold sg m||smell 3sg pres I|
35 (a) [2:49] He’s dead, [after all]. They got to the graveyard. On their way there, –
|nom m 3sg||dead.person sg m||reach pl L.part P||to||graveyard pl n def||and||from.there adv||when conj||walk pl L.part I|
36 (a) [2:57] he’d hoisted her up onto his horse – the little birds had been singing:
|nom m 3sg||acc f 3sg clt||on||horse acc sg m def||hoist sg m L.part P||and||bird pl f def||sing pl f L.part I|
37 (a) [3:01] "Where has it ever been seen or heard that a dead man goes about alive?"
|where interr||acc refl clt||3sg pres aux clt||hear sg n L.part P||see sg n L.part P||dead sg m adj||alive sg m adj||comp||go 3sg pres I|
38 (a) [3:05] So they went and went, and she said, "Oh Lazar, Lazar, brother of mine,
|nom f 3sg||go 3sg pres I||go 3sg pres I||and||say 3sg aor P||brother voc sg m||Lazar voc sg m name||adrs||[…]||Lazar voc sg m name|
39 (a) [3:10] why do the little birds sing thus: “a dead man goes about alive’?"
|why interr||bird pl f def||thus adv||sing 3pl pres I||alive sg m adj||dead sg m adj||comp||go 3sg pres I|
40 (a) [3:15] And he, well, he’d said to her, "Petkana, Petkana, sister of mine, all kinds of birds
|and||nom f 3sg||[...]||nom m 3sg||acc f 3sg clt||say sg m L.part P||sister voc sg f||Petkana voc sg f name||Petkana voc sg f name||all.kinds pl adj||bird pl f|
41 (a) [3:21] have different voices.” And she was reassured. After all, the child
|different pl adj||voice pl m||know 3pl pres I||and||nom f 3sg||acc refl clt||again adv||convince sg f L.part P||child sg n def|
42 (a) [3:26] was going [home] to her mother. They got to the graveyard he said,
|go 3sg pres P||by||mother sg f||reach pl L.part P||to||graveyard pl n def||nom m 3sg||acc f 3sg clt||say sg m L.part P|
43 (a) [3:31] "Lo sister Petkana, take this my ring, and put it on –
|sister voc sg f||Petkana voc sg f name||adrs||acc 2sg||my sg m def adj||ring sg m||put sg imv P||acc m 3sg clt||on|
44 (a) [3:37] on your finger, and when you see our mother, show this ring of mine to her.
|on||hand acc sg f||dat refl clt||when conj||go 2sg pres P||by||mother acc sg f||show sg imv P||acc f 3sg clt||my sg m def adj||ring sg m|
45 (a) [3:43] I will come along, but [first] I must hobble the horse and put him to pasture,
|nom 1sg||fut||comp||come 1sg pres P||but||comp||tie 1sg pres P||horse acc sg m def||comp||pasture 3sg pres I|
46 (a) [3:49] then I’ll come after you, home to be – home with my sister".
|and||fut||comp||come 1sg pres P||after||acc 2sg||home adv||dat refl clt||comp||by||sister acc sg f def|
47 (a) [3:54] He left, and went into his grave, and the wine jug became what it was before.
|go sg m L.part P||and||enter sg m L.part P||dat refl clt||in||grave sg m def||and||jug acc sg f||there adv||to||what sg n interr||transfer sg m L.part P|
48 (a) [4:01] He entered his grave, and she went on and on, and arrived
|enter 3sg pres P||dat refl clt||in||grave sg m def||and||nom f 3sg||go sg f L.part||go sg f L.part||and||reach sg f L.part P|
49 (a) [4:05] to her mother’s house. She looked: the yard all overgrown with wormwood!
|to||house sg f def||of||mother acc sg f def||look 3sg pres P||yard pl m||in||wormwood sg m||overgrow pl L.part P|
50 (a) [4:12] So she knocked on the door [cough] and asked – he, that is she,
|nom f 3sg||knock sg f L.part P||on||door sg f def||and||ask 3sg pres P||nom m 3sg||hes||hes||nom f 3sg|
51 (a) [4:20] her mother spoke: “Go back, black plague, go back [whence you came]!
|say sg f L.part P||mother sg f def||return sg imv P||acc refl clt||return sg imv P||black sg f adj||plague voc sg f|
52 (a) [4:25] You’ve killed my nine sons, and you’ve left my daughter behind somewhere.
|nine||2sg pres aux clt||dat 1sg clt||son ct m||exterminate sg f L.part P||daughter acc sg f||2sg pres aux clt||somewhere adv||leave sg f L.part P|
53 (a) [4:30] and now you come to kill me as well?" She knocked [again]
|and||now adv||come 3sg pres I||and||acc 1sg||comp||acc 1sg clt||exterminate 2sg pres P||nom f 3sg||knock sg f L.part P|
54 (a) [4:35] and said, "Mother, mother, it is I! Your daughter, Petkana!"
|and||say sg f L.part P||mother voc sg f||mother voc sg f||nom 1sg||1sg pres cop clt||your sg f def adj||daughter sg f||Petkana sg f|
55 (a) [4:40] And so she opened the door and when she asked her,
|nom f 3sg||open sg f L.part P||door sg f def||and||acc f 3sg clt||when inter.rel||acc f 3sg clt||ask sg f L.part P|
56 (a) [4:44] "Who brought you here, daughter of mine?" "Ah mother, dear mother,
|who sg m interr||acc 2sg clt||hes||daughter voc sg f||bring 3sg aor P||hes||mother voc sg f||dear sg f adj||mother voc sg f|
57 (a) [4:49] [it was] my brother Lazar who – he brought me on a horse and then went off
|brother sg m||dat 1sg clt||Lazar sg m name||acc 1sg clt||to||on||horse acc sg m||bring 3sg aor P||and||go 3sg aor P|
58 (a) [4:54] to hobble [the horse]. Here, mother, take the ring of my brother.
|comp||dat refl clt||tie 3sg pres P||ost||dat 2sg clt||mother voc sg f||ring sg m def||of||brother acc sg m def|
59 (a) [4:58] He has just gone to the cemetery to hobble the horse, and then he’ll come.”
|go 3sg aor P||comp||dat refl clt||tie 3sg pres P||horse acc sg m def||in||graveyard pl n def||and||fut||comp||come 3sg pres P|
60 (a) [5:04] But he never did come, never. And the mother wept, and the daughter
|nom m 3sg||not.at.all adv||and||neg||3sg pres aux clt||come sg m L.part P||nom f 3sg||weep sg f L.part I||mother sg f def||and||daughter sg f def|
61 (a) [5:12] stayed with her henceforth. As for that other one – well, he hid.
|then adv||remain sg f L.part P||by||acc f 3sg||and||that sg m def dist adj||nom m 3sg||acc refl clt||hide sg m L.part P|
62 (a) [5:16] He went off into the cemetery, a dead man. I told you, didn’t I,
|go sg m L.part P||dat refl clt||to||graveyard pl n def||[...]||dead sg m adj||interr clt||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres I|
63 (a) [5:19] what those little birds were singing?
|[…]||bird pl f def||inter.rel||3pl pres aux clt||sing pl f L.part I|
64 (EU) Uh huh.
65 (a) [5:21] That’s what they performed at the dinner feast. I went [there] that evening.
|this sg n med adj||acc m 3sg clt||give 3pl aor I||at||dinner acc sg f||nom 1sg||1sg pres aux clt||go sg f L.part||to||this sg f adj||evening sg f|