harvest songs

Belica 1

51 (a) edèm česnòf.lùk i skačkìva izvàra ìmaše i ednà pèsen
We eat garlic and old curds [like in] this song –

52 (a) dnèska na žègata sàmo česnòf.lùk sɤs takìva gavànki è dṛ̀veni
Today in the heat only garlic in these bowls, these wooden [ones].

Dolno Ujno

138 (RA) a tì nè da nè pèeš a pròsto
Ah no, not for you to sing, but just

139 (RA) da mi kàžeš kogà pèjat
to tell me when [others] sing.

140 (a) pèjat i na žètva i na rabò i
They sing during harvest, and at - and

141 (a) na ràbota nèkəde kato izlèznexa pèexa
sometimes when they went out to work they would sing.

Malevo/Asg 3

16 (d) i nəbližɤ̀t li s’èlusu i pòčvəd də pujʌ̀t
And when they get near to the village they begin to sing.

17 (c) e i kətu vɤ sə vɤ̀rneme u ottàm
Yes, when we are coming back from there

19 (c) i pòčvəm’e dvòjki še pujèm žətvàrski p’èsni vrɤ̀štəme se ot
we start to sing harvest songs in traditional pairs as we are returning from …

21 (c) ud žɤ̀tvə
… the harvest.

22 (d) vərv’ɤ̀t i pujɤ̀t
They walk and sing [at the same time].

24 (c) kətu sə vɤ̀rneš dòjdeš ud ud unuvà p’àl si
When you’re coming back from – from that, you’ve been singing,

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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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