buying & selling

Golica 3

157 (a) tùj kakò i tɛ̀z godìna kat sɛ̀ vəzgɛ̀naha kòjto mòže
What was it about that year when things went bad? Anyone who could,

158 (c) swìn'e s'èdem wòsem hìl'adi s'èdem wòsemstòt'in
[would sell] pigs [for] seven or eight thousand, for seven or eight hundred,

159 (a) s'èdem wòsemstòtin po p'ètstòtin prudɑ̀wat žìtu kupùwat
seven or eight hundred, or five hundred each – they’d sell [them] and buy grain.

160 (c) am kòjto mòže ama kòjto ne mòže
Whoever can will [do it] – but [the one] who can’t …

161 (a) am kòjto mòže kòjto ne mòže krɑ̀j
Well, [the one] who can, [fine, but the one] who can’t – [that’s] the end.

162 (c) kòjtu ne mòže n'àma da kupùva nìštu
… [the one] who can’t won’t [be able] to buy anything.

Gorno Vŭršilo 2

75 (b) i tàm ìma mɛ̀snostà cɛ̀reto ìma sofiànci vìlno mɛ̀stu
and there’s a place [called] Tsereto, there’s Sofia there – it’s a place for villas,

76 (b) i dovàždat i im prodàvam sìreneto xarèsvad go mnògo
and they come and I sell them the soft cheese. They like it a lot.

77 (b) onàa vèčer kadè večèra me digàa ta im davàx
The other evening at supper time they called me up [to come] and I sold [some] to them.

Malevo/Xsk 1

163 (a) fəf kuperàcijətə i n dàvəhə nə pərɨ̀ plàštəhə gu dè̝
to the union, they’d give us money. They’d pay us for it,

164 (a) i dàže i dàvəhə pr’èždə plətuv’è dàvəhə nəsr’èštu kòj kòt ì̥skəše
and would even give us yarn or cloth for it, whatever you asked for.

165 (a) əku ìskəš pr’èždə əku ìskəš plətov’è əku ìskəš pərɨ̀ də tə dədɤ̀t
Yarn if you want, cloth if you want, or just if you want them to pay you money.

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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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