gajda (bagpipe)

Brŭšljan 1

60 (a) i gàjdi ìməš'e nə n'àkuj tə svìrexə vətrešnustɤ̀ gəjdərž'ìi
Some had bagpipes, and played them; bagpipe players [were] in the interior,

61 (a) štòtu jà i kəde grənč'àr xòdih nə tàm tàm ìməš'e mumč'ètə
because when I went to Granichar, there were boys there

62 (a) kuìtu svìrehə gàjdi nè e gàjdə gàjdə səs
playing bagpipes. No, not the [simple] bagpipe but the bagpipe with –

63 (b) kəvàl':i i kəvàl':i i də gàjdətə bəškɤ̀ i kəvàlət
End-blown flutes, end-blown flutes. A bagpipe is one thing, an end-blown flute –

64 (a) e dà de gàjdətə bəškɤ̀ i kəvàlət bəškɤ̀
Yes indeed. A bagpipe is one thing and an end-blown flute is another.

Brŭšljan 4

63 (d) nìe mu vìkəmè vərtìkòlnicə gàjdətə tɤ̀pən'ət sə kàčvəə
We call it “vŭrtikolnitsa”. Bagpipe and drum [players] would climb up [on it],

64 (d) mòmi mumč'ètə pu č'ètiri dùš'i tò be mlògu mudèrnu
[and] girls and boys, four at a time. It was very modern!

65 (d) i xuròtu igràe nəòkulu gàjdətə svìri tɤ̀pən'ət
And [they] dance the horo all around, the bagpipe plays, and the drum.

Malevo/Asg 2

80 (b) iməš’e tugàvə muzikànte n’àkuj s cigùlkə svìl’exə svìr’exə n’àkuj
There were musicians then, some played the violin, and some

81 (b) səs gàjdə svìrexa i n’è igràeme nə xurò vesel’àme sa dumɤ̀t
played the bagpipe. And we danced the round dance and had a great time at home.

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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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