horses

Brŭšljan 1

40 (a) predì də sə ubrəzùvə t'èkezes'ètu dukətu bene č'àsni
Before the collective farm was formed, when we were private [landowners],

41 (a) biul'à ìməš'e kunè ìməš'e kràvi ìməš'e təkìvə
there were water buffaloes, horses, cows, there were these –

42 (a) tugàvə ìməš'e bìuli mnògu kràvi ìmaše
at that time there were many water buffaloes. There were cows –

43 (b) kòne ìmaš'e
There were horses.

44 (a) kòne ìməš'e svìni ìməš'e pàk təkà pu surìjki surìjki d'ètu ìməš'e
There were horses, there were pigs in small herds, these small herds –

Brŭšljan 3

17 (VZh) [А какви животни гледахте?]
[Which animals did you raise?]

18 (c) pu dv'ɛ̀ trì kràvi št'à: ìmə bìvulicə št'à də ìmə kòne
Two or three horses each; there’d be a female water buffalo, there’d be horses.

19 (c) ə ìməne si g'unl'učìi xòrə tə pə edni pəs'àə
And we’d have people as day-workers. Some pastured

20 (c) kràvite drùgi pəs'àə kònetu drùgi pəs'àə biul'àtə
cows, others pastured horses, and others pastured water buffaloes.

Eremija 1

85 (GK) àjde àjde bègaj ednò vrème ednò vrème stòkata samì si ja čùvaxte
Go off then. (So –] in the old days, did you care for the livestock alone?

86 (a) samì
[All] alone.

87 (GK) kakvà stòka
What kind of livestock?

88 (a) òfci kòzi svìn'e govèda kòn'e sìčko u ednà kɤ̀šta bèxme
Sheep, goats, pigs, cattle, horses – everything. We were all in one house –

92 (a) tì səs kon'ètu i tovà e
you [go] with the horses” – and that’s it.

Eremija 5

98 (c) jà sam se kačuvàla na kòn kòlko kɤ̀štata visòk
I climbed up on a horse as tall as this house!

99 (GK) brè
Wow!

100 (c) kòku kɤ̀štata
As [tall] as this house.

101 (GK) takìva kòne ìmaše li
Did there [even] used to be such horses?

110 (c) jà da dṛ̀ven matriàl i jà sos nìx me kàčuvə kamandìro
Yes, lumber. And I [to go] with them. The commander hoisted me up:

111 (c) dàjte dàjte tàa žèna da a kàčime na kòn'o vìkam lèle
“Hey, let’s put this woman up on a horse!” I said “Oh my,

112 (c) ne smèja òn vìka če go pùsneš sàmo po nàši̥te karùci
I don’t dare!” He said, “Just let it [go] after our carriages.

113 (c) tòo kòn je je ùčen ta takà i jà i po sos nìx
This horse is trained.” And so – I went out after them!

Godeševo 4

4 (b) i fpr'àgəš vulòve li šè e kòn'e li šè e
and harness up oxen, if that’s [what you have] or it might be horses,

Gorna Krušica 1

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

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.

Gorna Krušica 2

24 (c) ìmahme volòve ìmahme kobìlə pa dzàran ìmam cadìlka
we had oxen, we had a mare. So early in the morning – I have a string-tie bag

Huhla 4

32 (a) nɤ̀j mnògu əm ufc'è̝ kuz'è̝ gl'èdəjne əm kun'è̝ ìməh
Mostly we raised sheep and goats, and I had horses.

Kovačevo 2

2 (a) məgàre kòn mùle vòluve
Donkeys, horses, mules, oxen –

9 (c) i kòn’ i mùle
and a horse, and a mule.

10 (b) i kòn’ ìməme i sìčku ìməme
We also have a horse. We have everything.

11 (c) dvè mùl’tə səm prikàrlə dvè məgàrtə i idìn kon’
I looked after two donkeys and one horse.

13 (c) i idìn kon’
And one horse.

Leštak 3

56 (e) i pùsnət ə pùštət tugàvə kunète kòn’e li kətɤ̀re li nezəvìsimu
and then they start up the horses – horses, hinnies, it doesn’t matter –

Malevo/Xsk 1

232 (a) i fpr’àgəž dikàn’ətə səs òluwə il’ səs kun’è
and then you harness up the threshing board to oxen, or to horses,

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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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