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Eremija 5

83 (c) pri čovèko da ne àrčat pàmetnici da mi tùra:t takìva ràboti
By my husband. Not to spend money on gravestones, or put up such things for me.

88 (c) nè nògu əm ìmam pèt šès ìl'adi ìma da me zakòpaa
Not much, but I have five or six thousand. There’s enough to bury me,

89 (c) əm nìema da mi tùrat i obgràda a ìnakᵊ bilì skàpi pàmetnicite
not to put up a fence. Besides, gravestones are said to be are expensive.

91 (c) e pa jà vìkam nè nèma da mi tùrite na mène pàmetnik
So I say "No, you shouldn’t put up a gravestone for me,

92 (c) na dṛ̀ta ženà dàjte tùka pritrùpajte sàmo me ispišète na
for an old woman. Just pile the earth on me, and write on –

93 (c) na čovèko na pàmetniko na nègovio dèka pristìgam pri nègo
on my husband’s gravestone – on his – that I’ve arrived at his place."

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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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