folk medicine

Kruševo 2

1 (b) svìnskə màs
Pork fat ( = lard).

3 (b) màž'eš' vrɤ̀zvəš' i mnògu e minàvəlu
You smear it [on], bind [it up], and it pretty much went away.

5 (b) təkà sə zəvɤ̀rzvə
You bind [it] up like this

16 (a) blàguvicə utìdəh pri n'èjə i t'à gu pubàrə e tùk f prègətìnkətə
… Blagovitsa. I went to her and she touched [her] here, on the crooked spot

18 (a) pubàrə gu i dùmə nə m'ène əsib'è m'en mə zuvɤ̀t əsib'èjkə
She touched her and said to me, “Asibe,” (they call me Asibeyka –

21 (a) əsib'è kàzvə [sigh] nà ti màlku màs i v'èč'er' kàzvə
“Asibe,” she says, “here’s some lard. In the evening,” she says,

22 (a) š'ə gu rəstrìvəš i šə gu vɤ̀rzuvàš'
“you’ll rub it in and you’ll bind it up."

24 (a) i ləjnà ut kràvətə
And cow piles.

26 (a) ləjnà ut kràvətə nə ədnà bàl'evə kinìgə
Cow piles. [On] paper from [tobacco] bales.

27 (a) kət ìde də sə ser'è kràvətə i jà gi tùr'ə
When the cow goes to shit, I put it ...

28 (b) səs nègu
with it

29 (a) nə kinìgətə stòpl'ə gi màlku tùr'əm mu gu tàm
… on the paper, heat it up a bit, and put it on her

30 (a) i tòj l'ègne də spì v'èk'e zəburèvə sə č'i ìmə n'èštu
[on her leg] and she goes to sleep and forgets there ever was something [wrong].

42 (a) tə sì gu izl'ekùvəh jà si t'à mi putkàzə ž'enìčkətə stàrətə
But I healed her, I did it. This little old woman told me how

43 (a) ə jà si gu pubàrəf jà si gu l'ekùvəf
and I touched her and I healed her.

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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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