father-in-law

Gorna Krušica 1

84 (GK) a svekɤ̀rvata i cvèkɤra nèšto pràvexa li
And the mother-in-law and father-in-law – did they do something?

85 (a) a svèkaro svèkara kato svàli a ot kòn’o pa togàva na kòn’o
The father-in-law. When he takes her off of the horse – back then it was on a horse

86 (a) be se kačùvame jàs na kòn me bèa kačìli mène
that we rode. I – it was on a horse that they put me [as a bride],

87 (a) i me svàl’a svèkara e me vrɤtì okol ə tovà
and my father-in-law took me off and took me around it –

88 (a) okol kòno me vrɤtì trì pati trèbe me zavrɤtì
three times around the horse. Three times he had to take me around it

89 (a) takà bèše sìčkite dè nè sàmo mène ìskam da vi kàža
that’s how it was. For everyone, mind. Not only me, that’s what I wanted to tell you

91 (a) jà sam takà ahà izvrɤtì okol kòno i svàli vèče
I was [welcomed] that way. He took [me] around the horse, and then let go.

Kovačevo 1

53 (b) kət k’i pùsnət pu inà àrkumə vìnu svikɤr mì pusrèt dvòrə
They put a cauldron of wine, my [future] father-in-law in the middle of his yard,

110 (b) gu kàzvaà upəšàlkə tugàs svikɤ̀rə kətu nərdì kurdòne
they called it the “upashalka” (ritual decoration). Then the father-in-law prepares cords.

111 (b) əku ìmə žəltìci k’e tùri žəltìcə nə kurdòne drùgi
If he has gold coins he’ll put gold coins on the cord, or other [things]

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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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