hoeing

Eremija 5

35 (c) ofčàr kopàr gradìna sàdim kòpaj lòze što tì dòe
a shepherd! A hoer! I plant the garden, dig the vineyard, whatever comes up –

36 (c) po sìčko zemedèlska ràbota sam rabotìla motìkata ne sàm svalìla od gṛbò
I did all sorts of agricultural work. I never took the hoe off my back!

Gigen 2

19 (VZh) [Кога копаехте царевицата?]
[When did you hoe the corn?]

20 (d) pòsle gi pa kopàame ftòri pɤ̀t pàg gi kupàem
… then we hoe them. We hoe them again a second time,

Gorno Vŭršilo 1

13 (a) pròlet gi sorèm lɛ̀te trì pati gi pràšim a sɤ̀ga
We plow it in the spring, we hoe it three times in the summer, and now

Kolju Marinovo 4

21 (a) gul’àmə trivɤ̀ təkà lòšə stràšnə i z’èmim s mutìkiti
[to be] such tall grass, not so bad and awful [that we can’t] take the hoes

22 (a) i gu ut’èsəmi gu tì mutìkə nəlì si čùvəl [laughter]
and cut it back. You’ve heard of hoes, haven’t you? [laughter]

23 (a) ku ne sì ja vìždəl [laughter] ut’èsəmi gu isfɤ̀rl’əmi
[Even] if you haven’t seen one. [laughter] So we cut it back and throw

Malevo/Xsk 1

142 (a) lukɤ̀ də sə zəgɤ̀rl’i fəsùlə də sə uprəšɨ̀ càrcətə də sə uprəšɨ̀
we tamp it around the onions. Then we hoe the beans, we hoe the corn –

143 (a) i i pəmùkə də sə uprəšɨ̀ i pəmùk s’àvəhme
and – and we hoe the cotton. We also planted cotton.

145 (a) dà i pəmùk s’àvəhme i slət tvà càrcətə v’è̝k’e də prəšɨ̀me
Yes, we also planted cotton, and after that it’s time to hoe the corn.

177 (a) zə žỳttu n’àmə prubl’èm žitòt sàmu sə s’àvə
There’s no problem with wheat, you just sow it.

178 (a) tòj nɨ̀t sə prəšɨ̀ nɨ̀t sə kòpə nɨ̀t nɨ̀štu
You don’t need to hoe it, or dig it, or anything.

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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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