calves

Brŭšljan 1

30 (a) lɤ̀č'exə tel'ètətə xrànexə gi ə edìnijət ədìnijət də kàž'e
took the calves from [their mothers] and fed them. One – that is one –

31 (a) hòdeš'e səs kràvite a drùgijə ustàvəš'e pri tel'ètətə xrànehə gi
went with the cows, and the other stayed with the calves [and] fed them.

Huhla 3

7 (GK) telènce ìmaxte li
Did you have a calf?

8 (a) ə ìməhme tòj b'àše kət ə təkɤ̀u gu kàzvəhne mɤ̀šku
We did. It was this, we called it – it was a male,

9 (a) b'àše ə nə dv'à gudìnki jùni jùni
it was two years old. A bullock [yes, that’s what we called it], a bullock.

Izgrev/Var 1

8 (a) usumnàjəse gudìni gl'èdəš'e t'èlci nə rəkɛ̀ səs kərùcə nòsəhə vudɛ̀
He tended the calves for 18 years, doing it all by hand. They brought water by carriage,

9 (a) z bɛ̀čvit'ȅ pujàhə t'èlcit'ȅ nèməš'e̥ vudɛ̀ tugàvə s'è nə rəkɛ̀ sìčku b'ɛ̀š'e
watered the calves from barrels. No running water then, all by hand. All of it!

Kovačevo 2

3 (b) vòluve kràvi səs tèlencètə pu dvè kràvi s dvè kràvi səm imàlə
Oxen, cows with their calves. Two cows per [household]. I had two cows

Malevo/Xsk 2

103 (a) [laughter] tu t’è̝letə [laughter]
[laughter] Calves. [laughter]

104 (b) tu t’è̝letə i təkà òt’ nə mlàtte zəplàtte màl’k’i
Yes, calves and such. Because the young people’s salaries are small.

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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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