1 (a) [0:01] Well, it was fine, we – Well, when it first came about –
|disc||nom n 3sg||3sg impf cop||nice sg n adj||nom 1pl||in||
||disc||first adv||when inter.rel||become 3sg aor P|
2 (a) [0:06] now already it’s Communism or how should I know, whatever one wants
|this sg n med adj||already adv||now adv||Communism sg m def||interr clt||where interr||comp||know 1sg pres I||what sg n rel||want 3sg pres I|
3 (a) [0:08] to call it. Well, it was a little hard, because they took away –
|comp||3sg impf cop||already adv||disc||3sg impf cop||little adv||torment sg f||adrs||because||interr||hes||take 3pl aor P||dat 1pl clt|
4 (a) [0:12] we had oxen, we had mules, a winnower; what can I say, [they took]
|have 1pl impf I||ox pl m||have 1pl impf I||mule sg n||mule pl n||winnower sg f||disc||what sg n interr||comp||say 1sg pres P|
5 (a) [0:17] everything. [We’re] agricultural folk, right? We deposited five oxen into [the cooperative]
|everything sg n adj||land.tiller pl m||people pl||interr||five||ox ct m||deposit 1pl aor P||inside adv|
6 (a) [0:20] We had a cow, we had a heifer, we had two, two mules. In the morning –
|cow sg f||have 1pl impf I||bullock sg n||have 1pl impf I||two m||two n||mule pl n||have 1pl impf I||morning sg f def|
7 (GK) Did you have a calf?
|little.calf sg n||have 2pl impf I||interr clt|
8 (a) [0:27] We did. It was this, we called it – it was a male,
|disc||have 1pl impf I||nom n 3sg||3sg impf cop||like||
||such sg n med adj||acc n 3sg clt||call 1pl impf I||male sg n adj|
9 (a) [0:32] it was two years old. A bullock [yes, that’s what we called it], a bullock.
|3sg impf cop||
||to||two f||small.year pl f||bullock sg n||bullock sg n|
10 (GK) A bullock.
|bullock sg n|
11 (a) [0:34] A bullock, yes. That morning Grandpa said, “So wife, what are we going to do?”
|bullock sg n||disc||grandfather sg m def||morning sg f def||call 3sg pres I||disc||now adv||woman voc sg f||what sg n interr||comp||do 1pl pres I|
12 (a) [0:40] What do I know? They came with a cart and loaded everything onto it,
|where interr||comp||know 1sg pres I||come 3pl aor P||with||cart sg f def||everything sg n||load 3pl aor P|
13 (a) [0:42] they drove off the oxen, and when we –
|take.away 3pl aor P||ox pl m def||and||nom 1pl||when conj|
14 (GK) But you didn’t want [this to happen]?
|disc||nom 2pl||neg||want 2pl impf I|
15 (a) [0:46] Well, why would I not want it? We [should go] where [other] people do.
|disc||disc||why interr||fut neg||comp||want 1sg pres I||where rel||people pl def||and||nom 1pl||there adv|
16 (a) [0:49] They came in the evening and said “Uncle Vulcho, such and such.” And one came,
|come 3pl aor P||evening sg f def||say 3pl aor P||adrs||Vŭlcho sg m name||thus prox adv||and||thus prox adv||
||come 3sg aor P||one sg m adj|
17 (a) [0:54] and then another, that one ours, his son a big Communist.
|one sg m adj||other sg m adj||ost||this sg m med adj||our sg m adj||have 3sg pres I||son sg m||big sg m def adj||Communist sg m|
18 (a) [0:56] and I say to him, “If they had taken you to torture you,
|but||nom 1sg||dat m 3sg clt||say 1sg pres I||acc 2sg||if conj||acc 2sg clt||3pl impf aux||catch pl L.part I||comp||torture 3pl pres I|
19 (a) [0:59] they would have skinned you – morning, evening, in the middle of the night.”
|and||dat 2sg clt||flay 3pl impf P||little.skin sg f def||morning sg f def||evening sg f def||in.the.middle||night sg f|
20 (a) [1:02] [So] he came [and said] “Listen, Vulcho, to what I say. Communism is coming.
|come 3sg aor P||Vŭlcho sg m name||listen sg imv I||what sg n interr||fut||say 1sg pres P||fut||come 3sg aor P||Communism sg m def|
21 (a) [1:07] They’ll drive off your oxen. You’ve got a lot of oxen. A fellow is coming
|fut||take.away 3pl pres P||ox pl m def||nom 2sg||have 2sg pres I||many adv||ox pl m||and||go 3sg pres P||come 3sg pres I||one sg n adj||boy sg n|
22 (a) [1:12] [he’s] coming from Vulcho Pole, and we’ll sell them.” And he said, “Hah! Kosta –
|go 3sg pres P||from||Vŭlcho.Pole sg n place||comp||acc 3pl clt||sell 1pl pres P||nom m 3sg||call 3sg pres I||disc||Kosta sg m name|
23 (a) [1:17] wherever you go, I [go] too. Why should I go off to sell [them]?
|where interr||fut||walk 2pl pres I||and||nom 1sg||there adv||what sg n interr||fut||go 1sg pres P||comp||sell 1pl pres I|
24 (a) [1:21] They won’t take only mine.” In the morning they came – ah, ah!
|nom 3pl||only adv||my pl def adj||fut neg||comp||take 3sg pres P||morning sg f def||come 3pl aor P||
25 (a) [1:24] like these matchmakers in the old days when we got engaged
|disc||and||nom 1pl||come 1pl aor P||like||one pl adj||matchmaker m pl||one sg n adj||time sg n||when inter.rel||acc refl clt||engage 1pl impf I|
26 (a) [1:28] and this and that, and we gave [it over]. And when it happens like that,
|ost||thus prox adv||ost||thus prox adv||disc||give 1pl aor P||when inter.rel||when inter.rel||become 3sg pres P||thus med adv|
27 (a) [1:33] when [other] people join, then I’ll join [too], right?
|disc||when inter.rel||enter 3pl pres P||people pl def||and||nom 1sg||fut||enter 1sg pres P||interr||3sg pres cop clt||thus med adv|
28 (a) [1:36] So we joined, and the next morning they took everything. Now this [my] man,
|enter 1pl aor P||next sg f def adj||morning sg f||take 3pl aor I||everything sg n adj||now||this sg m med adj||person sg m|
29 (a) [1:40] he was a hard-working person, because there were “aunties”
|nom m 3sg||3sg impf cop||dat refl clt||industrious sg m adj||person sg m||
||because||pres exist||one pl adj||aunt pl f|
30 (a) [1:43] that needed looking after, Grandpa and Grandma were old, one’s got to work.
|for||look.after vbl.n I||grandfather sg m||and||grandmother sg f||3pl impf cop||old pl adj||need pres I imprs||acc refl clt||work 3sg pres I|
31 (a) [1:46] He said, “Well what’ll I do?” I said, “I don’t know.
|nom m 3sg||call 3sg pres I||now adv||say 3sg pres P||what sg n interr||comp||do 1sg pres I||say 1sg pres I||neg||know 1sg pres I|
32 (a) [1:49] Go off and see what people are doing.” He went down the hill,
|disc||walk sg imv I||look sg imv I||comp||see 1pl pres P||what sg n interr||do 3pl pres I||people pl def||go 3sg aor P||down adv|
33 (a) [1:52] He went, then came [and said] “Wife, gather me up [some] bread. Why sigh so?
|when inter.rel||go 3sg aor P||come 3sg aor P||woman voc sg f||gather sg imv P||dat 1sg clt||bread sg m||what sg n interr||sigh 2sg pres I||adrs|
34 (a) [1:56] They’re making me quarry some stone. First they’ll be building stables,
|disc||compel 3pl pres I||acc 1sg clt||where rel||comp||extract 1pl pres I||stone pl m def||most||before adv||comp||make 3pl pres P||stable pl m def|
35 (a) [2:00] and they need stone.” So I got him the bread, he took a hoe, he took a lever, and he left.
|be.necessary 3pl pres I||stone pl m||gather 1sg aor P||dat m 3sg clt||bread sg m||take 3sg aor P||pickaxe sg m def||take 3sg aor P||lever sg f def||go 3sg aor P|
36 (a) [2:04] Right off people started to bug me that day, “Where did Vulcho go?
|suddenly adv||people pl def||nag 3pl aor P||on||this sg m med adj||day sg m||disc||where interr||go 3sg aor P||Vŭlcho sg m name|
37 (a) [2:09] Tana, why did you let Vulcho go off? People are watching to see it all fall apart.”
|Tana voc sg f name||disc||nom 2sg||why interr||allow 2sg pres I||Vŭlcho sg m name||people pl def||look 3pl pres I||comp||acc refl clt||disband 3sg pres P||this sg n prox adj|
38 (a) [2:13] But then I say [unintelligible] “What are we going do with you?”
||already adv||say 1sg pres I||what sg n interr||comp||acc 2pl clt||do 1pl pres I||nom 1pl|
39 (a) [2:16] He went to work, and the people kept waiting, and later it even turned out that
|nom m 3sg||go 3sg pres I||work 3sg aor I||people pl def||wait 3pl aor P||wait 3pl aor P||and||to||later adv||even adv|
40 (a) [2:20] they were starving. So he – when they took the money, they gave him the grain.
|and||hungry pl adj||3pl impf cop||and||nom m 3sg||when inter.rel||take 3pl aor P||money pl.t||
||give 3pl aor P||dat m 3sg clt||and||wheat sg n|
41 (a) [2:23] They gave him grain and money because our brother was
|disc||nom 3pl||dat m 3sg||give 3pl aor P||wheat sg n||money pl.t||because||our sg m def adj||brother sg m||disc||3sg impf cop|
42 (a) [2:27] [someone] in control. Brigadier Vasil, you see – [our] Vaska.
||controller sg m||disc||disc||supervisor sg m||Vasil sg m name||adrs||Vasil sg m def name|
43 (a) [2:32] But not because he was a brigadier, rather he’d [done] a work day.
|disc||neg||that conj||nom m 3sg||3sg impf cop||supervisor sg m||but||have 3sg pres I||workday sg m|
44 (GK) [The one who] has worked, gets [the rewards].
|work sg m L.part I||have 3sg pres I|
45 (a) [2:37] That’s right. They gave it to him, and now as well. Back then,
|disc||and||give 3pl aor P||dat m 3sg clt||and||now adv||3sg pres cop clt||thus med adv||and||then adv|
46 (a) [2:41] what we called “good, fine” was if you worked, you’d receive.
|rel||say 1pl pres I||fine adv||fine adv||if conj||work 3sg impf I||fut||have 3sg impf I|
47 (a) [2:45] But they pushed us a lot, [and] they [just] cross their legs.
|but||and||much adv||acc 1pl clt||compel 3pl impf I||comp||dat refl clt||cross 3pl pres I||ost||thus med adv||foot pl f def|
48 (a) [2:49] All that they didn’t work for: “Wait a bit, we’ll take it”, as if we didn’t see
|and||what sg n rel||neg||work 3pl impf I||wait imv I||now adv||comp||take 1pl pres P||as.if adv||nom 1pl||neg||look 1pl pres I|
49 (a) [2:52] what they’ve built, what they’ve taken from the state. They robbed the state,
|what sg n interr||build 3pl impf I||what sg n interr||carry 3pl impf I||disc||state sg f def||rob 3pl aor P||state sg f def|
50 (a) [2:57] let me tell you, they robbed it. It wasn’t like that [before]. We –
|comp||dat 2sg clt||say 1sg pres P||rob 3pl aor P||acc f 3sg clt||disc||neg||3sg pres cop clt||thus med adv||nom 1pl|
51 (a) [3:01] In the old days if one’s grain was big, it was nicer [than] another’s small [grain].
|one sg n adj||time sg n||your sg n def adj||wheat sg n||if conj||3sg impf cop||large sg n adj||more||nice sg n adj||your sg n def adj||tiny sg n adj|
52 (a) [3:05] But you won’t go and take [grain] from that other. If yours is feeble
|but||fut neg||comp||go 2sg pres P||comp||take 2sg pres P||from||that sg n dist adj||tiny sg n adj||if conj||dat 2sg clt||3sg pres cop clt|
53 (a) [3:08] then we’ll thresh it. What there is, that’s it. So long as it lasts, so long as we –
|fut||dat refl clt||thresh 1pl pres I||how.much sg n rel||so.much med adv||to.where rel||suffice 3sg pres P||to.where rel||1pl pres cop clt|
54 (a) [3:11] And if there’s none, then we’ll buy [it]. But not now. Now you grab what you can.
|pres neg exist||fut||buy 1pl pres I||disc||now adv||pres neg exist||now adv||rob pl imv I||how.much sg n rel||can 2pl pres I|
55 (a) [3:15] They’ve robbed the – Bulgaria. You can get angry but there it is.
|rob 3pl aor P||
||hes||hes||Bulgaria sg f place||interr||can pres imprs||comp||acc refl clt||be.angry 2pl pres I||but||disc|
56 (a) [3:18] I talk this way to everyone, I talk like this. Why is there nothing?
|thus med adv||dat refl clt||talk 1sg pres I||to||all pl adj||thus med adv||talk 1sg pres I||that conj||why interr||pres neg exist|
57 (a) [3:21] From this, from that from this, because it’s state-owned.
|why interr||thus med adv||thus dist adv||why interr||thus med adv||why interr||state sg n def adj||3sg pres cop clt||thus med adv|
58 (a) [3:24] There’s a state, but everyone looks to get [what he can].
|state sg f def||acc refl clt||3sg pres cop clt||disc||each sg m adj||look 3sg pres I||comp||take 3sg pres P|
59 (a) [3:27] Like here, they built these houses. It was as if they didn’t bring anything in.
|ost||here adv||make 3pl aor P||house pl f||as.if adv||neg||3pl impf aux||and||transport pl L.part I|
60 (a) [3:30] They were hoisting this iron and cement all night long, without paying for it.
|entire sg f adj||night sg f||pull 3pl aor P||this pl med adj||iron pl n||and||this pl med adj||disc||cement pl m||without||money pl.t|
61 (a) [3:32] [It was all] from this – it was from our dam.
||from||our sg m def adj||dam sg m|