land restitution

Huhla 6

91 (a) t'à ne hər'èsvələ s'èdes'ètu pə̥k səd'è ur'è nə čàsnu
And she says she doesn’t like the U.D.F., yet she’s always plowing private land.

92 (a) kòjtu ne hər'èsvə s'èdes'e hìč ne tr'àvə də ur'ɛ̀ nə čàsnu
If someone doesn’t like the U.D.F., there’s no way they should be plowing private land.

96 (a) wòt' ur'èš nə čàsnu n'àmə də ur'èš nə čàsnu
since you’re plowing private land. You shouldn’t be plowing private land.

Mogilica 3

85 (a) əm seà se zəvɤ̀rnə zem'ɔ̀sə əm seà ustərɛ̀hme nəkvi ràbuti
And now the land's been returned. But now we've grown old. And there it is.

90 (a) sɛ̀nu sɛ̀nu ìməme sà sɛ̀nu zəvɔ̀rnəhə si mi livàdite ìməme
Hay, hay. We've got hay now. They returned the meadows to me, we have [that].

91 (a) pə grədìnite mi nàmi flɛ̀ze regulàcijə tè gu zemàhə sìč'ku
[But] our gardens – this regulation came [into force] and they took it all,

92 (a) kɔ̀š'ti nəgrədìhə mnògu sme ə zlubèni nìe usòbenu
and built houses [there]. We're very embittered. Us especially –

93 (a) nèje sìč'kutu mi gu z'ɔ̀hə
they took everything away from me.

94 (VZh) segà ne gò li vɤ̀rnaxa
[But] now, didn't they give it back?

95 (a) e če f enèj regulàcijə gu ne vràštət dərž'ɛ̀vətə kəkò e seà
Well, [there's] this regulation. The state's not returning [our land] the way it is now.

96 (a) č'ɛ̀kəme nìštu ne stàvə kək jɛ̀ ti kàzvəm uzlubèni sme mnògu
We're waiting, but nothing is happening. As I said, we're very embittered.

97 (a) grədìni nèməme livàdi mlògu ìmə əmə grədìni nèməme
We don't have [our] gardens. There's a lot of meadow but we don't have gardens.

98 (a) ti kàzvəm i nəgrədìhə kɔ̀š'ti e təkvì təgà besràmnici
[Like] I told you, they then [went and] built houses and stuff. Shameless ones!

99 (a) də gi e nè sràm kədènu sə ugradìli bàre
They should be ashamed of themselves for building what they did. At the least

100 (a) kədènu e ustànəlu də si mi gu dədɔ̀t əmə i nègə
they could have given the remainder to me, but even that

101 (a) nè dàvət tè si gu s'ɔ̀t zgà dərž'ɛ̀vətə mi go e dàlə
they won't give me. They plant it now [and say] “The state gave it to me” !

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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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