barrels

Malevo/Asg 2

29 (b) ìmə jèsenu vr’ème kugàtu tr’àvə zə zèl’e kàcə tr’àvə bɤ̀čvə zə vìnu
comes in the fall when people need crocks for cabbage or barrels for wine,

83 (VZh) [...]
[How do you make staves for barrels?]

84 (b) dəgìte nə bɤ̀čvətə gi pràv’əm po ednòvrèmešnu si òšte
I still make staves for barrels in the old-fashioned way.

85 (b) nə ògən gi nəvìvəm i im dàvət fòr fòrmə nə dəgà
I bend them over the fire into the shape of a rainbow

86 (b) i slet tu ku kətu gi nəvìjə fsìčkite dɤ̀ski zə bɤ̀čvətə
and after I bend all the boards for the barrel,

87 (b) slet tvà gi puč’ìstvəm č’ɤ̀rnutu d’ètu ògənə e gur’àl səs t’eslàta
after that I use an adze to clean off the blackened area where the fire has burned it.

88 (b) puizd’àluvam gi i slet tuvà vèč’e pòčvəm də gi prekàrvəm nə plàn’ətə
I cut them to shape and after that begin to put them through the planing machine.

89 (b) slet kətu gi prèkərə fsìčki nə plàn’ətə rəbòt’e gi nə čàp
After I run everything through the planing machine, I make them up on a model,

90 (b) tòə čàp ə gu izrəbòtvəm pu mòjə s isč’islènie
a model which I have worked out by my own calculation

91 (b) kòlku də bɤ̀de ràdiusə kəkvà š’irinʌ̀ də bɤ̀de kɤ̀v diəmètər
what the radius should be, what width [the barrel] should be, and what diameter

92 (b) də ìmə bɤ̀čvətə i pu tuvà se rəkovòde kòlku lìtrə də səbìrə
the barrel should have; and that helps me work out how many liters it will contain,

93 (b) tvà e po po nàšenski màjsturcku isčislènie
all this by our professional calculations.

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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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