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Brŭšljan 1

51 (a) svìni da i ìməš'e živòtni mnògu ubàč'e sl'et tvàskə
Pigs, yes. And there were a lot of animals. However after that

52 (a) i xòrətə ispàdnəxə lìpsəhə izmr'àhə d'ètu ìmə ednɤ̀ dùmə
people fell into poverty, they disappeared, they died out, as they say,

53 (a) pək i živòtnite i tìə si
and the animals, they too –

Golica 6

7 (d) sigà nè məmùli s’ɛ̀ja nè lòze kupàja səmìčək nìčtu nèmə
Now I neither plant corn, nor dig the vineyard. I’m alone. There’s nothing.

8 (d) prɛ̀snə sə sìčku nèmə nìkuj tùkə
Everything’s scattered [to the winds]. There’s nobody here.

Kralevo 1

68 (a) i ut tùkənə sè̝l’enet d’è e t’èkezes’è
and from among the villagers who were living where the cooperative farm is,

69 (a) kòjtu b’àə pò čurbədžì izdɨ̀gəə sə pu grədištàtə pək
those who were richer moved up to the cities, while

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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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