kneading trough

Gorna Krušica 2

4 (c) ìmame ednò stòlče nòšvi si ìmame takvìja drɤ̀veni tàm si sè stojàa
We have a little stool, and a wooden kneading trough; it stayed there the whole time.

Gorno Vŭršilo 1

35 (VZh) [В какво месeшe хляба?]
[What did you use to mix bread in?]

36 (a) noštuvì e kato tovà doodìa pa edno sìto vezdèn vìkame takà
A kneading trough, like that. And then we shake the sieve constantly, that’s how we do it.

Kolju Marinovo 1

22 (a) mi jèməmi təkɤ̀vi kurìtə də ti kàžə
We have these kneading troughs. I [can] tell you.

24 (a) nəli gu znàiš kvò je
You know what that is?

26 (a) vàni kɤ̀ktu vìj sə [laughter] kɤ̀p’it’i [laughter]
Like [those] outdoor bathtubs, like when [laughter] you take a bath. [laughter]

27 (GK) [laughter] tòlkovə golèmi li b’àha
[laughter] Were they [really] that big?

29 (a) è nè tòl’kuz gulèmi əmə pàk ud m’ètər
Well [maybe] not that big, but more than a meter long …

31 (a) pòveče mòže
… maybe a bit bigger.

33 (GK) i kɤ̀k sa vìka tvà
And how do you call that…

34 (c) nuškuvì mu vìkəmi
… we call that a kneading trough.

37 (GK) nuškovì tɤ̀j i pòsle
A kneading trough. OK, and then?

Kralevo 2

2 (a) l’àbə kɤ̀k sə m’èsi̥ ìməš səkɤ̀vi be kɤ̀k kurità nəpràenu kùp’ènu
Well, how do you mix bread. You have these [things] made like troughs, purchased.

3 (a) təkɤ̀i nəšk’ì ku ìskəš šə ti kàž’ə nàštu
Like bread-troughs. If you want I’ll show you ours.

4 (VZh) kàk vìkate nəškì
How do you call it, bread-trough?

5 (a) ɤ̀ nɤ̀ški
Uh, bread-trough.

6 (c) nàšto màlko po tùrski nəškì
Our [way of saying it] is a little like Turkish – bread-trough.

8 (c) ili ednò kurìtu tɤ̀j
Or [just] a trough.

11 (c) àbe dɤ̀rvenu
Well, it’s wooden.

13 (b) dɤ̀rvenu kurɨ̀tu
A wooden trough.

Leštak 2

84 (VZh) i tovà dèto mèsiš f nègo kàk se kàzvə
And the thing you knead in, what’s that called?

85 (d) kupàn’ə
A trough

86 (VZh) kopàn’a tò ot kakvò e napràveno
A trough – and what is it made from?

87 (d) ud dʌ̀ski ud dərv’ètə
From boards, from wood.

Malevo/Xsk 1

262 (a) ìməš nòštuve̝ zə hl’àp spec’àlnu prigòtveni zə utcè̝eš brəšnòt
you’ve got a kneading trough, made especially for bread. You sift the flour,

Oborište 1

25 (b) vɤf noštvìte stojàl
It’s been sitting in the kneading trough.

26 (a) ami noštovì tòj si ftàsa v noštovìte pòsle vov
Yes, the kneading trough. It rises in the kneading trough, and then it ri–

27 (a) kato go razvalɤ̀ pa na dɤskɤ̀ta voziòdi i takà
When I separate it out on the board, it has risen [nicely], and that’s all.

Šumnatica 3

126 (b) ednò vrème ìməme si
In the old days we had …

128 (b) s’àvi kurità nuškuvì nìe gi zvème
… these troughs, we call them bread-troughs. We take –

130 (b) nuškuvì zèmme tugàvəkənə ìməme si stòrenki sàj kətu lupàt’k’i
We take the bread-troughs, we have these things made like shovels,

Tihomir 2

4 (a) kà e s càrəvìčen vəzvərìme vadɔ̀ta i naškvᵊì si imème
If it’s corn [bread] we boil up water, and we had [this] kneading trough,

5 (a) naškvᵊɨ̀ g zav’eme sᵊɨ̀pem ats’ème brašnòto
we called it kneading trough. We pour – we sift the flour

26 (GK) i pòsle noškvìte s kakvò gi ostɤ̀rgvaš
So after [you’re done], what do you scrape out the kneading trough with?

29 (a) as nòž go istɔ̀rgame
We scrape it out with a knife.

33 (a) agà go istɔ̀rgame astàvime birìs kvàsɤ kvàsɤ da vaskᵊɨ̀snəvə
When we scrape it out, we leave a little bit of the starter there, to ferment

34 (a) pàk s’è drùgiet l’èp s’ètniet l’èp astàvime kvàskɤ naškvᵊìte istɔ̀rguvame
[for] the next bread. We leave [behind] some starter when we scrape the trough.

35 (a) amᵊìjeme gᵚɨ pàk ùtre gà peč’ème pàg ga am’èsime
[Then] we wash it. The next day we bake, and then we knead again.

Vŭglarovo 1

6 (a) zɨ̀mət màjkite ìməhmi kurità gul’èmi utcèim gi srùnkə ìməše
[Our] mothers took – we had big troughs, we sift things – there was a sieve

9 (a) i um’èsi̥me l’àbə
and then we knead the bread …

16 (GK) a vəv kakvò
And in what?

20 (b) nɤ̀ški nɤ̀šk’i mu kàzvəme
A bread-trough, we call it a bread-trough

24 (a) i vɤ̀tre gu udà tùr’əme
.. and we put water in it.

Vŭglarovo 2

168 (b) i ž’èn’tȅ m’ès’ət fkɤ̀šti i nè
and the women knead [bread] back home, and not –

169 (a) nìj si mès’əhme
We [are the ones who] used to knead [the bread].

172 (b) brəšnòtu ìdeš nə m’èlnicətə
[with] flour [that you get] when you go to the mill,

Vŭrbina 2

49 (a) vè̝č’er pu ədnà kupàn’ə gul’èmə nə upštinɤ̀sə səm pè̝klə hl’èp
Every evening, I baked bread for the municipality, a large kneading trough [full].

52 (a) tə pu p’ɤ̀t pʌ̀ti zə den’è ispìč’ehme ədnɤ̀nə ədnɤ̀nə kupàn’ə ispeč’è̝me
so we had to bake five times a day. We would bake from one kneading trough,

53 (a) i drùgə iskìsne i nə upštinɤ̀nə də i nòs’ət
with dough rising in another, and then take it to them at the municipality.

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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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