courtship at work bees

Dolno Draglište 1

32 (a) ergène dòjda: izgàsa: ni pə i làmbətə [laughter]
And the bachelors come and even put out the lights by us! [laughter].

33 (a) i təvà sme rəbutìli tàm pu sedènč'i̥te [laughter]
And that’s what we did at the work bees [laughter].

34 (a) kòj koj si ìmə mumà də si zəlàže sèdne si kud mumàtə
And whichever [one] has a girl[friend] to amuse, he sits by the girl

35 (a) dùma: si [laughter] sètne pə si begùvame
and they talk to one another [laughter] And then we leave.

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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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