inter-village visits

Bangejci 2

1 (JB) predì vɤv àm ednò vrème sɤ sɤbìraxte li se
Earlier on in – in the old days, did you get together

2 (JB) sɤs xòrata ot drùgoto sèlo
with people from the other village?

3 (a) ud drùgutu s'èlo
From the other village?

4 (JB) dà vi ə vìždaxte li se sɤs t'àx čèsto
Yes, did you see them often?

5 (a) əmi mlàd'i òrə kətu b'èxmi mumì irgèni ud drùgi silà ìdea
When we were bachelors and maidens, young people would come from other villages.

6 (JB) à takà li
Is that right?

7 (a) dà ud drùgi silà ìdea fəf nàše̥tu s'èlu
Yes. They’d come from other villages to our village.

8 (a) no ut nàše̥tu s'èlu mə irgèni utìvət pək pu drùgu s'èlu
But the bachelors from our village would go to the other village

9 (a) kəd'ètu im ər'èsvə mumìči n'àkuə̟
where they’d taken a liking to some girl there.

10 (JB) da
Yes.

11 (a) butrìsuvət utìvət pək tàm
And they pile up together and go there.

12 (JB) ergènite otìvat tàm i
The bachelors would go there and …

13 (a) dà
Yes.

14 (JB) momìte ostàv'ət tùka
… the girls would stay here.

15 (a) a mumìti si ustàvət vəf s'èlutu
And the girls would stay [home] in the village.

16 (JB) əh
Ah.

17 (a) i ot'ìət kàktu ìdət ud drùgi silà tùkə f nàše̥tu s'èlu
And they go, while [others] come from other villages here to our village.

Gigen 2

33 (d) è togàva gòtvim ìdvat zbòrene od drùgite selà cɛ̀l dèn adèm pìem
We cook. Celebrants come from other villages, and we eat and drink all day.

34 (VZh) [Много хора ли идваха?]
[Did a lot of people come?]

35 (d) ìma po pedesèt čovɛ̀ka na zbòrɤ ìdvatᵊ prijàtele̝ svàtuve
There’s about fifty people at the celebration. All kinds of relatives come.

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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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