dance area

Kovačevo 1

169 (b) tàa pol’ànə
That small plain –

170 (a) štò nəròt ìməše
So many people there were!

171 (b) d’àdu gòsput dəržàl i tàa tvà beše nəròt xòrə
The good Lord wanted it that way, and it – there were people [all over] –

172 (GK) tvà tùkə
This [place] here …

173 (c) tvà
This –

174 (GK) xurìštetu li vi bèše tvà tùkə
… was this here your dance area?

175 (b) zə bužìk’ zə kòl’edə tùk igràət zə vilìgden’
For “Bozhik” [that is,] for Christmas, they dance here. For Easter,

Malevo/Asg 2

77 (b) mnògu igràex xurò i sə səbìrəme ergènite fsìčki i mòmite
I danced the round dance a lot. We would get together, bachelors and maidens

78 (b) tàm nə ednò spec’àlnu m’àstu kədèt mu kàzvəm’e igrìšte
at a special place that we called the dancing area.

79 (b) i s’àkə s’ed ned’èl’e se səbìrəme tàm i igràeme hòru
And we would gather there every Sunday and dance the round dance.

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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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