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Gorno Vŭršilo 1

52 (a) pa vìkat po càla nòš zafàneme ja f pètak
and they shout all night. We start it [all] on Friday,

53 (a) svrɤ̀šim ja f ponedɛ̀lnik svàdbata togàva se takà pràveše svàdba
and finish the wedding on Monday. That’s how a wedding was done then,

Nasalevci 1

1 (GK) svàdbata kogà pòčvaše ot sùtrin
When did the wedding begin, from morning [on]?

2 (a) štò kogà
What do you mean, “when”?

3 (GK) sùtrin ràno li u kòj dèn u kòj dɤ̀n pòčva
In the morning early? On what day? What day did it begin?

4 (a) è pa u nedèl’u pòčvaše ama
Well, it began on Sunday, but –

6 (a) u nedèl’u ot sùbotu ot pètɤk pòčne vèči i
On Sunday, well on Saturday, well actually on Friday. And –

7 (a) u nedèl’u tàm na cṛ̀kvu se ìde venčàvka i takà
On Sunday they go to church for the [church] ceremony, and that’s that

8 (GK) u pètɤk štò se prài
What do they do on Friday?

9 (a) e pa u pètɤk nalì pòčnu da zbìraju màse tovà onovà
Well, on Friday they start to gather together tables, this and that.

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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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